The Oregon Trail

Timeline created by psolarz in Personal
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Timeline Starting out in Independence, MO
Images Shopping We are shopping for supplies we will need for trail. Like medicines,food,water,oxen,tools we are going to need like a compess.We will probly need a lot more stuff to take with us.
Schooner 1 Packing our wagons Today we are packing our things in our wagons. We are packing dishes and things for us to wear. We are all checking to make sure that we packed every thing until... (Caroline and Allie)
Continued on forgetful
Question mark Forgetful
Stock photo healthy grass and soil background similar available in my portfolio 31399087 Good soil! We learned today that some people moved west in the 1840's and 50's because there was rich soil. Kristin.
Gold bars4 Gold! Some people also went west because there was gold. Gold would make them very rich and wealthy! Kristin.
06e7e6d5766a9ee80cc7ffb92fa33ceb 1m More land Some settlers wented to move twest because they needed more space. Allie
21072462 1 Inexpensive of Free Land! We learned today that people that moved west could find inexpensive or even free land if they moved west. This could give them a new life. Kristin.
Ar126565425152822 Topeka, Kansas! We are in Topeka, Kansas. Kristin.
Indians 1 Indians! We met indians on our way into Nebraska. They wanted a toll so we gave them whiske, fur, jewelry, and $100.
Sad face Someone died! The indians we met got angry and killed someone, Joe Blemont. Luckily, he wasn't in our class. But it was sad.
Timetoast logo reflections we reflected on our day
Images 1 History Alive we went to study some things on history alive
Todaysmeet logo Todaysmeet. We went on Today's Meetto decide how to cross the Platte River
Hh28i1 cr nps gov scotts bluff national monument Platte River. We had to cross the Platte River and we took off our wheels on the wagon and made a raft. It took 3 days but it worked!
Thermometer Dutch vermont gets sick dutch vermont (or aidan) gets an unknown sickness
100 1957 reasonably small we get scammed dr.velociraptor (or mr.solarz) scams us into buying fake snake oil for dutch
Old fashion snake oil Snake Oil We needed to buy this snake oil too cure Dutch Vermount becuase he was sick but it didn't work.
1195445252119876762jean victor balin arrow orange up.svg.hi People going forwards to go find dr.volasarapter It was a skam and we have to go forward to get our money back becuase he said it would work at it didn't work it just made him more sick.
Smiley face Dutch vermount Feels Better Dutch vermounts fever has gone down and is feeling better but he can still not walk, I hope he can walk SOON!
Bored boring text true favim.com 414090 We are Bored We are SOOOOOO bored and have nothing to do we are tring to think of games to play because we are so bored.
Ic819 1 We Buy Flour We had to buy another barrel of flour because we lost one traveling on the river.
T pw0070 button Whizzer This is a game that you can play and it will make a weird sound when it spins.
Liquid medicine We get medicine for Dutch Vermont We sent a few people from our group to go to Fort Kearney to get Medicine for the feverish Duth Vermont.
Question mark and thinker 9271642 New Destination We are very Excited about our next stop. (But some of us aren't exactly sure what it is, so that's why there's a question mark).
Courthouse and jail rocks We have arrived! We arrived at the Destination we all have been so excited about! Chimmney Rock and Courthouse Rock. Both are very huge rocks. Yet amazing.
(This is Courthouse Rock and Jail Rock)
Toe with blister1 Problem! We all are getting blisters on our feet because we have been walking so much. they really hurt. So we are trying to find out how to cure them.
Happy sad face1 Even bigger Problem with the blisters! We had a meeting and decide to pop the blisters with needle that were burned over the fire to clean it. Huge Mistake. A lot of people got their blisters infected Because the needles were burned over a fire made out of buffalo chips!
Firewood3 Problem Fire Wood We ran out of fire wood and now we need to get buffalo chips and it did work.
Tim Nec-Perce Indians We met some nec-perce indians.
Resized gold miners 1800s southern oregon 1 Chinese Immigrants and 49ers. We saw some Chinese Immigrants and 49ers mining for gold and valuable goods.
Wagon%20train Other Pioneers We saw some other people who wanted cheap farm land and went on the oregon trail with by us.
Images 6 Mexicanos mexican cowboys
Bottled water1 Cholera With Water Christine and Sophia had cholera and were very sick. We decided to give them water with salt and sugar but it was too late... They died :(.
Screen%20shot%202012 05 30%20at%209.25.27%20am The death of Christine DuPont and Sophia Castro Christine and Sophia caught cholera and they died because they didn't get enough water.
Stopwatchzero Running out of Time We took to much time trying to make a decision to cure cholera so, two of our people in our group died. Some other people also caught cholera.
49ers 49ers These are 49ers who have looking and working for gold.
Screen%20shot%202012 05 30%20at%209.47.59%20am Mormons We met a group of people called the Mormons. They are very religious and they are like amish people. They have a very interesting history like being told to move around alot and needing to leave their homes.
Screen%20shot%202012 05 30%20at%209.39.20%20am Mexicanos We have met the Mexicanos and they are very interesting people. They have cowboys called "Vaqueros" and they have ranches called "Ranchos".
Images Storms a-comin' "BOOM" A huge storm hit us. Lucky for us we right away stated to dig a big hole to put the oxen in, We then hid ,too.
Images 2 Dynamite We chose Dynamite to blow a hole in the mountain and hide from the storm