Timeline of PNWH

  • Lewis and Clark expedition

    Lewis and Clark expedition
    Told East what West offered for people. Mass amount of pioneer travelers, helped develope the West. Discovered gold which caused tourists and economy boost.classify different animals and plants that didnt know existed or about.
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    Timeline of PNW

  • The Oregon Trail

    The Oregon Trail
    Fur trappers, traders, ranchers, families, ect. left to head west to have better land and opportunities. Help families have better chances of farming and agriculture.
  • Oregon Treaty

    Oregon Treaty
    Treaty between United States and United Kingdom. This eliminated wars and if this treaty didnt exist more wars and people being killed would happen.
  • Fredrich Weyerhauser

    Fredrich Weyerhauser
    Founder of a powerful limber company. Providing paper and wood products for washington. Big impact on PNW.
  • John J. Hill

    John J. Hill
    Build railroads and help to develope railroads today. If we didnt have them today it would be hard to transport goods and people.
  • The Great Seatlle Fire

    The Great Seatlle Fire
    The fire burned majority of 32 city blocks. Entire business district destroyed. The most destructive fire in Seattle.
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    Increased Washingtons economy and tourists because of the water ways went through Washington.
  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates
    Changed the way people looked at/ use computers. Created one of the largest charitable foundations.
  • Dixie Lee Ray

    Dixie Lee Ray
    Started the movemnet for enviroment protection. Helped protect the enviroment from ourselves and encourage more action to have a healthy planet.