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Frontier
The land beyond the settled area
Trade Center
A place where pioneers could buy or exchange goods
Trail
A path leading people from one place to another
population
the number or people living in a place
Trailblazer
A person who journeys into new land toi settle and make their home
Elevation
the height of land above ir below sea level
Pass
A narrow opening between mountains
Peak
The top of a mountain
Barrier

What were some of the barriers?
Something that makes passage difficult.

Barriers were distance, mountains, river crossings, the dessert
Westbound Trails
Wilderness Road
Oregon Trail
Santa Fe Trail
California Trail
The California Trail
West from Idaho, across the Siera Nevada Mountains to the Sacramento Valley
The Santa Fe Trail
Very popular with traders.
Ran from Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Oregon Trail
Used by families who were heading west to set up farms.Northwest movement-
From Independence, Missouri through South Pass and ended in Oregon
Wilderness Road
Trail blazed by daniel boone leading the way west across the Appalachian Mountains through the Cumberland Gap to Kentucky