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1

Push factors

Economic crash

2

When was the economic crash

1837

3

What was unemployment at a high of

25%

4

Pull factors

Rich farmland, government properganda , gold rush , manifest destiny

5

What was in Oregon

Rich farmland

6

When was the gold rush

24th January 1848-1855

7

When was manifest destiny

1845

8

What was the gold rush

Gold was founded in California

9

Who found gold

James Marshall

10

What was manifest destiny

A belief that settlers where destined to expand across North America

11

When was the Oregon trail first publicised

1825

12

Who publicised the Oregon trail

Jedidiah Smith

13

What did the Oregon trail allow

Large family groups to move west

14

What was the Oregon trail replaced by

Transcontinental railroad

15

When was the Oregon trail replaced

1869

16

How much money did the us government provide for an expedition to map the Oregon trail

$30,000

17

Why did people leave the west because of the gold rush

To become shopkeepers , bartenders and traders

18

Gold rush consequences

Farming in California grew, Indians where murdered