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Children of the trail west

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Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English



  • West (U.S.)


  • Pioneer children -- West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Pioneers.,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • West (U.S.) -- History.

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About the Edition

Explores the experiences of American children who traveled west to Oregon or California on wagon trains between 1841 and 1869, focusing on transportation, chores, recreation, and dangers.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementHolly Littlefield.
SeriesPicture the American past
LC ClassificationsF593 .L58 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL344199M
ISBN 101575053047
LC Control Number98003153

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Women had many children to help with chores on the trail. Most of the children, especially the girls, were illiterate. It wasn't until the middle 's that school became an option for the children. This is a map of trails in the west in the year The Orphan Train Movement was a supervised welfare program that transported orphaned and homeless children from crowded Eastern cities of the United States to foster homes located largely in rural areas of the orphan trains operated between and , relocating about , orphaned, abandoned, abused, or homeless children. Three charitable institutions, Children's Village. The True Story of the Sager Family. by Sarah Kirk. In the days of the Pioneers, many people dreamed of going to Oregon or California. If you were a gold prospector, you might have decided to go to California for the gold. But if you were a farmer, your dream was the rich soil of Oregon ’s Willamette Valley; where land was abundant and free of charge. Free land was appealing, and when the. The Sager orphans were the children of Henry and Naomi Sager. In April the Sager family took part in the great westward migration and started their journey along the Oregon Trail. During it, both Henry and Naomi died and left their seven children orphaned. Later adopted by Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, missionaries in what is now Washington, they were orphaned a second time, when both .

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