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Most pioneers were _______________.
farmers
Pioneers' main crop and food was ______.
corn
Many pioneers went down rivers in _______________.
flat boats
A shallow place where water can be crossed by walking or riding is a ____________.
ford
Name the famous trail that many wagon train took ____________.
Oregon Trail
Pioneer children could not ____________ on Sundays.
play
Pioneers built ___________ homes.
log
Many pioneers crossed the prairies on a __________________.
wagon train
When did pioneer children attend school? ___________________
winter
Pioneers often helped each other with their work. They often had ___________ to have fun while working together.
parties
Most pioneers went west trying to ______________.
improve their lives
Communities usually started at ________.
crossroads
A pioneer's most important possessions were his ______________.
ax and rifle
Meat was preserved by drying, smoking and ______________.
salting
Many new coming pioneers went to ______ to keep safe from Indian attacks.
forts
The town known as the Gateway to the West is ____________.
St. Louis