FC: The Oregon Trail By: Erik, Eden, & Paige
1: Table Of Contents | Tools..........3 Food..........4 Hardships.....6 Diseases.......9 Jummping Off Cities.........10 Woman On the Trail........12 Works Cited...14
2: We dedicate this book to Mr.Herzog, the best teacher alive!!
3: Tools Set of augers Ax Hoe Shovel Whetstone Oxbows Kingbolts Oxshoes Wagon tongue Chains Gimlet Hammer Plow SpadeAxles Linchpins Spikes Heavy ropes
4: FOOD: Flour Hardtack Bacon Coffee Baking Soda Molasses Dried beans Dried beef Dried fruit Salt Vinegar Pepper Eggs Sugar Rice Tea Corn Meal
5: African Americans On The Trail | Rose Jackson Rose Jackson was smuggled into Oregon. She hid in a wooden box for the entire journey. She only got out of the box at night to stretch and get fresh air. | This is a picture of her husband.
7: Hardships | Women's Duties Women on the trail were in charge of different routines in camp, just as they were at home. The chores they had to do was making soap, tending the garden, cooking, cleaning, mending clothes, and minding the little ones.
8: Weather | Over half dozen emigrants were killed by lightning strikes. Others where injured by hail the size of apples.
10: Cholera | Sometimes an emigrant would be healthy and within a few hours they would be dead. Mostly, the dead got a proper burial, but often the ill got left on the side of the trail in their beds.
11: Jumping off Cities The Missouri River heads west, so most emigrants had to load their wagons onto steamships. On the Oregon Trail Independence, MO, was the first option for setting off.
12: Jobs and Chores Women had to do on the Trail. Jobs women had to do are listed below. 1. Making Soap 2.Tending the Garden 3.Cooking 4.Cleaning 5.Mending Clothes | 6.Minding the kids 7.Make sure that the butter churn was hanging from the back of the wagon so that they had butter for dinner. 8.Tending for sick or injured people. 9.Bulid the Camp 10.Make fires
13: Often, women on the trail only had a few weeks notice that the family was moving.
14: Works Cited Works/Images Cited Digital image. Jumping off Cities/Oreon Trail. 8 June 2009
15: Jumping off Cities. 5 June 2009
16: Digital image. The Oregon Trail. 8 June 2009
17: Digital image. The Oregon Trail. 8 June 2009
18: This book will inform you about the Oregon Trail and somethings that happened on it.