Before Reading
Name:write on line Date:write on line

there is a drawing of a book Trouble for Lucy
by Carla Stevens

Crossing the Land

The map below shows the route of the Oregon Trail. Notice that the map shows present-day states. At the time of Lucy's journey, some of this land was not yet organized into states. Use the map to answer the following questions.
About how many miles long was the Oregon Trail?write on line

If the wagon trains averaged 15 miles a day, about how many days did it take to complete the trip? write on line

What present-day states did the trail cross?write on line write on line

What present-day state had the travelers reached when they had traveled half of the trail?
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What rivers did travelers have to cross?write on line write on line Return to Previous Page

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