Westward Expansion. Oregon Country Mountain Men Missionaries Wagon Trains Life on the Trail Native Americans Oregon at Last!!. What made Oregon Attractive to Settlers?. What was the Geography like? What was the climate like?.
Westward Expansion • Oregon Country • Mountain Men • Missionaries • Wagon Trains • Life on the Trail • Native Americans • Oregon at Last!!
What made Oregon Attractive to Settlers? • What was the Geography like? • What was the climate like?
Why were the first settlers in Oregon Country individuals and not settlers? • How was life dangerous? • Describe the fur trade…
Name and Describe the mountain “men” that explored the new land. • James Beckwourth • Marie Dorion
Why did Marcus and Narcissa Whitman journey to Oregon? • What happened to the Whitmans??
What caused Oregon fever to spread? • What was life like on the trail? • How did settlers interact with the Native Americans?
Making Predictions • By the 1840’s, Americans greatly outnumbered the British in Oregon Country……. What do you think will happen next????