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What three trails crossed the Louisiana territory from Independence, Missouri?

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What three trails crossed the Louisiana territory from Independence, Missouri?

Westward Expansion in the United States:

The United States expanded westward across North America during the nineteenth century as settlers moved west looking for opportunity and wealth. A lot of people made the journey in covered wagons, taking their families to new lives.

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Independence, Missouri was the starting point for the major overland trails west. In Independence, settlers could get the supplies they needed for the...

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Westward U.S. Expansion (1820-1860)

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Chapter 9 / Lesson 11
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