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''[[United States|United States ]] >  [[United States Migration Internal|Migration ]] >  [[US_Migration_Rivers_and_Lakes|Rivers and Lakes]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States ]] >  [[United States Migration Internal|Migration ]] >  [[US_Migration_Rivers_and_Lakes|Rivers and Lakes]]''  
  
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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In the East, some American settlers moved to their new home on rafts, riverboats, or by boat on the Great Lakes.  
  
*St. Lawrence River  
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=== Eastern U.S. Rivers ===
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*St. Lawrence River [[Image:Rivers and Lakes.png|right|500px]]
 
*Mississippi River  
 
*Mississippi River  
 
*Ohio River  
 
*Ohio River  
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*Connecticut River
 
*Hudson River  
 
*Hudson River  
*Tennessee River
 
*Missouri River
 
 
*Mohawk River  
 
*Mohawk River  
 
*Delaware River  
 
*Delaware River  
*Connecticut River
 
 
*Susquehanna River  
 
*Susquehanna River  
 
*Potomac River  
 
*Potomac River  
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*Tennessee River
 
*Savannah River  
 
*Savannah River  
 
*Chattachoochee-Apalachicola  
 
*Chattachoochee-Apalachicola  
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*Red River of the North
 
*Red River of the North
  
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=== Significant Lakes  ===
 
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*Lake Champlain
 
*Lake Ontario  
 
*Lake Ontario  
 
*Lake Erie  
 
*Lake Erie  
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*Lake Michigan  
 
*Lake Michigan  
 
*Lake Superior  
 
*Lake Superior  
*Lake Champlain
 
  
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=== Western U.S. Rivers  ===
 
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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, 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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*Missouri River
 
*North Platte River  
 
*North Platte River  
 
*Sweetwater River  
 
*Sweetwater River  

Revision as of 16:50, 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.

Eastern U.S. Rivers

  • St. Lawrence River
    Rivers and Lakes.png
  • Mississippi River
  • Ohio River
  • Connecticut River
  • Hudson River
  • Mohawk River
  • Delaware River
  • Susquehanna River
  • Potomac River
  • Tennessee River
  • Savannah River
  • Chattachoochee-Apalachicola
  • Coosa-Alabama-Mobile Rivers
  • Maumee River
  • Wabash River
  • Illinois River
  • Red River of the North

Significant Lakes

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

Western U.S. 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, Snake and Columbia rivers.

  • Missouri River
  • North Platte River
  • Sweetwater River
  • Snake River
  • Columbia River
  • Arkansas River
  • Red River
  • Sabine River
  • Colorado River (Texas)
  • Rio Grande
  • Colorado River
  • Gila River
  • Green River
  • Sacramento River
  • San Joaquin River
  • Yukon River in Alaska