Oregon Country
The Oregon Country was a predominantly American term referring to a disputed ownership region of the Pacific Northwest of North America. The region was occupied by British and French Canadian fur trad...
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Oregon (toponym)
The origin of the name of the U.S. state of Oregon is unknown, and a subject of some dispute.
Most scholarship ascribes the earliest known use of the name "Oregon" to a 1765 petition by Major Ro...
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Columbia District
The Columbia District was a fur trading district in the Pacific Northwest region of British North America in the 19th century. Much of its territory overlapped with the disputed Oregon Country. It wa...
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Oregon pioneer history
Oregon Pioneer History (1806 to 1890) is the period in the history of the U.S. state of Oregon when pioneers and mountain men, primarily of European descent, traveled west across North America to expl...
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Oregon Treaty
The Oregon Treaty is a treaty between the United Kingdom and the United States that was signed on June 15, 1846, in Washington, D.C. The treaty brought an end to the Oregon boundary dispute by settlin...
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Cayuse War
The Cayuse War was an armed conflict that took place in the Northwestern United States from 1847 to 1855 between the Cayuse people of the region and the United States Government and local Euro-America...
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Hudson's Bay Company
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) (French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson), commonly referred to as "The Bay" ("La Baie" in French), is a Canadian retail business group. A fur trading business for muc...
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Provisional Government of Oregon
The Provisional Government of Oregon was a popularly elected settler government created in the Oregon Country, in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. It existed from May 2, 1843 until March...
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Treaty of 1818
The Convention respecting fisheries, boundary and the restoration of slaves between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, also known as the London Conventio...
Willamette Cattle Company
The Willamette Cattle Company was formed in 1837 by pioneers in the Willamette Valley of present day Oregon, United States. The company was formed with the express purpose of purchasing cattle in Mexi...
Adventure (ship)
The Adventure was a sloop maritime fur trade ship built by the crew of Captain Robert Gray on his second voyage to the Northwest Coast of North America. The 45-ton sloop was built to allow the trading...
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Peoria Party
The Peoria Party was a group of men from Peoria in the U.S. state of Illinois, who set out on May 1, 1839, with the intention to colonize the Oregon Country on behalf of the United States and drive ou...
Oregon Rangers
The Oregon Rangers was the first organized militia of the white settlers located in the Willamette Valley, in the contested region of the Oregon Country, and later the U.S. state of Oregon. First esta...
Francis Fletcher
Francis Fletcher (March 1, 1814 – October 7, 1871) was a prominent pioneer of the U.S. state of Oregon and a member of the Peoria Party.
Born in Allerston, Yorkshire, England, he immigrated with h...
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Star of Oregon (event)
The Star of Oregon episode of American history began in 1840 and ended in 1843. This enterprise by pioneers in the Willamette Valley of present-day Oregon consisted of building a ship they named Star ...
Organic Laws of Oregon
The Organic Laws of Oregon were two sets of legislation passed in the 1840s by a group of primarily American settlers based in the Willamette Valley. These laws were drafted after the Champoeg Meeting...
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Ira Babcock
Doctor Ira Leonard Babcock (ca. 1808 – March 21, 1888) was an American pioneer and doctor in the Oregon Country. A native of New York, he was selected as the supreme judge with probate powers in...
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David Leslie (Oregon politician)
Reverend David Leslie (c. 1797 - March 1, 1869) was an American missionary and pioneer in what became the state of Oregon. A native of New Hampshire, he joined Jason Lee as a missionary at the Methodi...
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Whitman massacre
The Whitman massacre (also known as the Walla Walla massacre and the Whitman Incident) was the murder of Oregon missionaries Dr. Marcus Whitman and his wife Narcissa, along with eleven others, on Nove...
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Oregon Mission
The Methodist Mission refers to the 19th-century effort by the Methodist Episcopal Church to convert the indigenous of the Oregon Country of the United States to Christianity and introduce them to wes...
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Oregon missionaries
The Oregon missionaries were collectively the religious-minded pioneers who settled in the Oregon Country of North America starting in the 1830s with the intent of converting local Native Americans to...
Asleep by the frozen sea
Asleep by the frozen sea is a phrase coined by Joseph Robson to describe the policy of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) from its foundation in 1670 until the establishment of its first inland post in 17...
Fort Umpqua
Fort Umpqua was a trading post built by the Hudson's Bay Company in the company's Columbia District (or Oregon Country), in what is now the U.S. state of Oregon. It was first established in 1832 and m...
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Tiloukaikt
Tiloukaikt (also Tilokaikt or Teelonkike) ( unknown - 1850) was a Native American leader of the Cayuse tribe in the northwestern United States. He was involved in the Whitman Massacre and was a prima...
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Emory City, British Columbia
Emory City was a town on the Fraser River just 5 km (3 miles) south of Yale, British Columbia.By 1858 over 25,000 men had travelled up the Fraser River staking claims and working the sand bars in...
John McLeod (explorer)
John McLeod (born 1795 - died after 1842) was a Scottish-born explorer of Canada, in his capacity as a fur trader with the North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company. He is remembered primarily for...
Willamette Mission State Park
Willamette Mission State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Oregon, located about four miles (6 km) north of Keizer adjacent to the Wheatland Ferry and east of the Willamette River. It in...
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