Process and problems of settlement

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  • Process and Problems
    • Process
      • Donner Party
        • Led by Donner brothers
        • Set off from Missouri, Independence 1846
        • Split from group, June
          • Hasting's cut-off
            • Untested
          • Harder than anticipated
            • Added a month to time
            • Used supplies
            • October, started climb of Sierra Nevada
              • Early winter stranded all
                • December group of 17 walked to California
                  • 7 arrived
                    • Rescue party reached stranded in February 1847
                      • Few survived through cannibalism
      • Mormons
        • Journey
          • 1846 first group built repair stations, planted crops and built bridges
            • Winter quarters
              • Missouri River
              • Cabins for winter months
                • Disease, many died and buried
              • Route north side of Platte river
                • Avoid other travelers
                • 6 weeks, rested at Fort Laramie
                  • Followed Oregon Trail to Fort Bridger by 7 July
                    • Entered Salt Lake Valley 21 July
                      • Others followed
                        • Groups of 100 wagons
                        • 1847-1869
    • White settlement
      • Living
        • Lack of water
        • Lack of shelter/ building materials
        • Extremes of weather
        • Fuel
      • Farming
        • Lack of water
        • Protecting crops (lack of building materials)
        • Extremes of weather
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