America Expands Westward
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Lets start going to the West!
Okay! This will be a long journey, but it'll be worth it!
We can't make a home here because there are too many trees.
Yes, too many trees.
That was a long journey!
Yes, but we found this beautiful land were we can live!
During the 19th century, over 200,000 men, woman, and children traveled the Oregon and California trails.
Oh Pa! Look at the deer!
Oh, yes! That will make a fine dinner!
While they walked and rode miles on the trails, they searched for news homes in the west.
It was a very difficult journey that took 5 months to travel 2,000 miles.
While on the trail, they often hunted for food.
After they settled, women took care of the children, cooked meals, cleaned the house, kept a vegetable garden, washed clothes, and other jobs that depended on their family.
Once settled, men had very few options for jobs. They had to build a house, then either be a farmer or a woodcutter.
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