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The Oregon Trail (A true book)

by Friedman, Mel, 1946-

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Table of Contents:
  • A great adventure : why did people travel the Oregon Trail?
  • Claiming the West : who was the first European to set foot in Oregon?
  • Trail opens : what was known as the "brown gold" rush?
  • Hopes and dreams : who got to ride in a covered wagon?
  • The big truth! : the man who saved the trail : who traveled east on the Oregon Trail in both a wagon and an airplane?
  • Challenges along the way : what did pioneers worry about most?
  • End of the trail : how did the first coast-to-coast railroad affect the trail?
  • True statistics.