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Where did the travellers of the Oregon Trail originally set out from?
How long was the Oregon Trail?
What was the most feared disease on the Oregon Trail?
What livestock were the ones to pull the wagons?
Buffalo and oxen
buffalo, and horses
Horses and oxen
oxen and dogs
How long did it take to travel the Oregon Trail?
Travelers moved west using what?
How many miles did they typically travel a day?
What time period did people use the Oregon Trail?
Which of the following was NOT something children would have had to do on the trail?
fix the wagon wheels
collect buffalo chips
drive the wagon
Which was NOT one of the top causes of death along the trail?
What is an emigrant?
person who moves from one place to another
person who moves from one country to another
a species of bird often found on the Oregon Trail
a trader with Native Americans
Most people travelled by
What mountain range did the Oregon Trail cross?
Where did the trail end?
Pioneers had to cross rivers along the way. Which was not a method they used?
ford (walk across)
Pioneers heading out on the trail had to leave some of their things behind.
Travelers had to pack all of their food in their wagons as there was no other opportunity to get food along the way.
People would travel together over the trail in
single file lines
small groups of 3-4 wagons
The leader of the group was called the