US Migration Rivers and Lakes

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Farther west migrants had to follow rivers in order to water their livestock. For example, the Oregon trail followed the Missouri, North Platte, Sweetwater, Snake and Columbia rivers.  
 
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rivers_of_the_United_States List of Rivers of the United States (Wikipedia)]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_lakes#North_America List of Lakes of the United States (Wikipdia)]
  
 
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United States  >  Migration  >  Rivers and Lakes

Some American settlers moved to their new home on rafts, riverboats, or by boat on the Great Lakes.

  • Mississippi River
  • Ohio River
  • Hudson River
  • Delaware River
  • Missouri River
  • Tennessee River
  • St. Lawrence River


  • Lake Ontario
  • Lake Erie
  • Lake Huron
  • Lake Michigan
  • Lake Superior


Farther west migrants had to follow rivers in order to water their livestock. For example, the Oregon trail followed the Missouri, North Platte, Sweetwater, Snake and Columbia rivers.