West Coast Spanish History - YouTube
Aug 24, 2011 ... A short documentary of the Spanish's legacy on the northwest coast of North America. Visit http://saturnaheritage.ca to learn more.
Lewis and Clark Expedition
The Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross what is now the western portion of the United States, departing in May 1804,...
Lewis and Clark Expedition - Wikipedia
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...
Oregon Country - Wikipedia
Oregon Territory
The Territory of Oregon was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from August 14, 1848, until February 14, 1859, when the southwestern portion of the territory was admi...
Oregon Territory - Wikipedia
Washington Territory
The Territory of Washington was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2, 1853, until November 11, 1889, when the territory was admitted to the Union as the S...
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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...
Adventure (ship) - Wikipedia
Kathlamet people
The Kathlamet people are a tribe of Native American people with a historic homeland along the Columbia River in what is today southwestern Washington state. The Kathlamet people originally spoke the K...
Enabling Act of 1889
The Enabling Act of 1889 (25 Stat. 676, chs. 180, 276-284, enacted 1889-02-22) is a United States statute that enabled North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Washington to form state gover...
Third voyage of James Cook
Ostensibly James Cook's third and final voyage was to return Omai, a young man from Raiatea to his homeland, but the Admiralty used this as a cover for their plan to send Cook on a voyage to discover ...
Third voyage of James Cook - Wikipedia
Cathlacomatup
The Cathlacomatup (also known as the Cathlacumup) were a Native American tribe from Oregon in the United States. They were a sub-tribe of the Multnomah people. They spoke a Chinookan language. They li...
Kennewick Man
Kennewick Man is the name generally given to the skeletal remains of a prehistoric Paleoamerican man found on a bank of the Columbia River in Kennewick, Washington, on July 28, 1996. It is one of the ...
Clatsop people
The Clatsop are a small tribe of Chinookan-speaking Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. In the early 19th century they inhabited an area of the northwestern coast of prese...
Clatsop people - Wikipedia
Fort Vancouver
Fort Vancouver was a 19th-century fur trading outpost along the Columbia River that served as the headquarters of the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia Department, located in the Oregon Country. Named f...
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Three Flags Day
Three Flags Day commemorates March 9 and 10, 1804, when Spain officially completed turning over the Louisiana (New Spain) colonial territory to France, who then officially turned over the same lands t...
Sacagawea
Sacagawea (/ˌsækədʒəˈwiːə/ see below; c. 1788 – December 20, 1812; see below for other theories about her death), also Sakakawea or Sacajawea, was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who accompanied the Lewi...
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History of the west coast of North America
The human history of the west coast of North America is believed to stretch back to the arrival of the earliest people over the Bering Strait, or alternately along a now-submerged coastal plain, throu...
History of the west coast of North America - Wikipedia
Marcus Whitman
Marcus Whitman (September 4, 1802 – November 29, 1847) was an American physician and missionary in the Oregon Country. Along with his wife Narcissa Whitman, he started a mission to the Cayuse in what ...
Marcus Whitman - Wikipedia
Spanish expeditions to the Pacific Northwest
Spanish claims to Alaska and the West Coast of North America date to the papal bull of 1493, and the Treaty of Tordesillas. In 1513, this claim was reinforced by Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa...
Spanish expeditions to the Pacific Northwest - Wikipedia
Fort Nisqually
Fort Nisqually was an important fur trading and farming post of the Hudson's Bay Company in the Puget Sound area of what is now DuPont, Washington and was part of the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia D...
Fort Nisqually - Wikipedia
Vancouver Expedition
The Vancouver Expedition (1791–1795) was a four-and-a-half-year voyage of exploration and diplomacy, commanded by Captain George Vancouver. The expedition circumnavigated the globe, touched five conti...
Vancouver Expedition - Wikipedia
USLHT Shubrick (1865)
USLHT Shubrick was the first lighthouse tender steamer constructed by the Lighthouse Board.The ship was built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard of "Florida live oak and white oak," left over from the cons...
USLHT Shubrick (1865) - Wikipedia
Chinook Jargon
Chinook Jargon (also known as chinuk wawa) originated as a pidgin trade language of the Pacific Northwest, and spread during the 19th century from the lower Columbia River, first to other areas in mod...