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The Interstate 90 80 40 and other even number on todays highways provide travelers as to which direction they are driving inasmuch as the Interstate 5 95 indicate that highways are running north to south of the North America It wasnt so easy for those emigrants who packed up every thing they owned and headed towards the west in 19th Century in the United States It wasnt so easy for those who decided to start new opportunities and prosperity of the new land will provide in the west Their choice was to journey through very unforgiving but beautiful deadly but challenging on the Oregon Trail It crossed about 2000 miles 3200 km of rugged terrain including desert and Indian Territory of the Northwest It was the greatest emigrant routes in the history of US However the emigrants of the 1840s were not the first to travel the Oregon Trail Coons In 1540 the Spanish explorer Coronado ventured as far north as present-day Kansas but the inland routes across the plains remained the sole domain of Native Americans until 1804 when Lewis and Clark skirted the edges on their epic journey of discovery to the Pacific Northwest Zeb Pike explored the Great American Desert as the Great Plains was then known The historians agreed that Lewis and Clark Expedition had a direct influence on the economy of the West even before the explorers had returned to St Louis Hains The US history was replete with explorers mountain men and soldiers and scientists who opened up the West in early 1800s John Jacob Astor at the insistence of his friend Thomas Jefferson founded the Pacific Fur Company in New York The Americans became involved in the fur trade in 1810 Astor sent Wilson Price Hunt west in 1811 Hunt followed the Lewis and Clark route as far as the Dakotas and then went overland across Union Pass near Jackson Hole Stone The route they took was
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