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Why do the Mormon Oregon and Santa Fe trails each follow rivers for such a long distance?

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Anonymous54723 | 25/02 2015 07:20
Many settlers wanted to go west because they believed America was meant to expand to the Pacific Ocean. This belief is called Manifest Destiny.
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