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*San Joaquin River
*San Joaquin River  
*Yukon River in Alaska

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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.
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  • 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 Rivers
  • Maumee River
  • Wabash River
  • Illinois River
  • Red River of the North

  • 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.

  • 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