The Great Plains

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  • The Great Plains
    • Problems migrants faced
      • Extreme weather conditions
  • Sheer length of the journey
    • Problems migrants faced
      • Extreme weather conditions
  • Lack of trees (used for fires and fuel)
    • Threat of grizzly bears and wolves
      • Reasons to go West
        • The Great Plains
          • Push factors
            • Disease
            • Persecution
        • Poverty
          • Push factors
            • Disease
            • Persecution
        • Government encouragement
          • Cheap land
            • Pull factors
              • Reasons to go West
                • Inspiration from others who had gone
                • Fertile land
            • Acceptance (religion and colour)
              • Pull factors
                • Inspiration from others who had gone
                • Fertile land

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