Ppp Pioneers West

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Ppp Pioneers West

  1. 1. What kind of people made the journey West possible?
  2. 2. Jim Beckworth Joseph Walker Jeremiah Johnson Jebediah Smith Jim Bridger What kind of people made the journey West possible?
  3. 3. John Charles Fremont Adventurer & pathfinder Given government money to carry out a survey of the Rocky Mountains Used Jebediah Smith’s route 1843-44 with US army corps mapped the Oregon trail US Govt ordered 10,000 copies Manifest Destiny What kind of people made the journey West possible?
  4. 5. What kind of people made the journey West possible? In 1843 – the great migration began. 1,000 men, women & children travelled to Oregon. 3,200km Families had covered wagons and joined with other families for safety & guidance. They got materials and supplies at Indepedendence they used covered wagons, but many items never reached Oregon. The trail crossed the Rockies through the South Pass. This was 1,600km from Independence. They stopped for repairs at Fort Bridger. This was one of the most dangerous sections of trail – crossing the Green River before reaching Fort Hall. Crossed the Sierra Nevada
  5. 6. WANTED TRAILBLAZERS!

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