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In the East, some American settlers moved to their new home on rafts, riverboats, or by boat on the Great Lakes. [[Image:Rivers and Lakes.png|right|500px]]  
 
In the East, some American settlers moved to their new home on rafts, riverboats, or by boat on the Great Lakes. [[Image:Rivers and Lakes.png|right|500px]]  
  
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*St. Lawrence River
 
*Mississippi River  
 
*Mississippi River  
 
*Ohio River  
 
*Ohio River  
 
*Hudson River  
 
*Hudson River  
*Delaware River
 
*Missouri River
 
 
*Tennessee River  
 
*Tennessee River  
*St. Lawrence River
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*Missouri River  
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*Mohawk River
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*Delaware River
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*Connecticut River
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*Susquehanna River
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*Potomac River
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*Savannah River
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*Chattachoochee-Apalachicola
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*Coosa-Alabama-Mobile
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*Maumee
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*Wabash
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*Illinois
  
 
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*Lake Huron  
 
*Lake Huron  
 
*Lake Michigan  
 
*Lake Michigan  
*Lake Superior
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*Lake Superior  
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*Lake Champlain
  
 
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Farther west (of the Mississippi River) migrants had to follow trails near rivers in order to water their livestock. For example, the Oregon trail followed the Missouri, North Platte, Sweetwater,&nbsp;Snake and Columbia rivers.  
 
Farther west (of the Mississippi River) migrants had to follow trails near rivers in order to water their livestock. For example, the Oregon trail followed the Missouri, North Platte, Sweetwater,&nbsp;Snake and Columbia rivers.  
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*Red River of the North
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*North Platte River
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*Sweetwater River
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*Snake River
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*Columbia River
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*Arkansas River
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*Red River
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*Sabine River
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*Colorado River (Texas)
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*Rio Grande
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*Green River
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*Colorado River
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*Gila River
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*Sacramento River
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*San Juaquin River
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rivers_of_the_United_States List of Rivers of the United States (Wikipedia)]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rivers_of_the_United_States List of Rivers of the United States (Wikipedia)]  

Revision as of 16:21, 10 September 2009

United States  >  Migration  >  Rivers and Lakes

In the East, some American settlers moved to their new home on rafts, riverboats, or by boat on the Great Lakes.
Rivers and Lakes.png
  • St. Lawrence River
  • Mississippi River
  • Ohio River
  • Hudson River
  • Tennessee River
  • Missouri River
  • Mohawk River
  • Delaware River
  • Connecticut River
  • Susquehanna River
  • Potomac River
  • Savannah River
  • Chattachoochee-Apalachicola
  • Coosa-Alabama-Mobile
  • Maumee
  • Wabash
  • Illinois


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


Farther west (of the Mississippi River) migrants had to follow trails near rivers in order to water their livestock. For example, the Oregon trail followed the Missouri, North Platte, Sweetwater, Snake and Columbia rivers.

  • Red River of the North
  • North Platte River
  • Sweetwater River
  • Snake River
  • Columbia River
  • Arkansas River
  • Red River
  • Sabine River
  • Colorado River (Texas)
  • Rio Grande
  • Green River
  • Colorado River
  • Gila River
  • Sacramento River
  • San Juaquin River