The West

The Great Plains, good and bad points to living on the Plains. Also an alternative for living on the Plains: 'Pacific Coast' and 'Eastern Lowlands'

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  • The Great Plains
    • Climate
      • Droughts in summer
      • Severe snow in winter
      • Extreme winds
    • Infertile Soil
      • The soil is dry and infertile
      • Farming is difficult due to tough grass
    • Indians
      • Indians settle on the Plains
      • Described as 'hostile savages'
    • Big
      • Described as 'The Great American Desert'
      • 1,300,000 km2
    • A better place to live in America
      • Eastern Lowlands
        • Bad
          • Boredom
          • Overcrowded
        • Good
          • Next to sea (trade)
          • Warm and Fertile
          • Water Supply
          • No Indians
      • Pacific Coast
        • Good
          • Next to sea
          • Gold
          • Warm and Fertile
        • Bad
          • Long Way away
          • Dangerous Journey
  • Extreme winds
  • A better place to live in America
    • Eastern Lowlands
      • Bad
        • Boredom
        • Overcrowded
      • Good
        • Next to sea (trade)
        • Warm and Fertile
        • Water Supply
        • No Indians
    • Pacific Coast
      • Good
        • Next to sea
        • Gold
        • Warm and Fertile
      • Bad
        • Long Way away
        • Dangerous Journey

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