Westward Expansion Trails facts for kids
The Westward Expansion Trails were paths people used to travel from the eastern United States to California, Oregon and other western parts of the United States during the 1800s.
- Santa Fe Trail
- Old Spanish Trail
- Oregon Trail
- California Trail
- Mormon Trail
- Siskiyou Trail
- Southern Emigrant Trail
About 500,000 people traveled on these trails and about 50,000 people died.
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