More and More Move West, Life and Culture Begins to Develop in the West

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Junipero Serra Sets up Missions Along CA Coast

1769 - 1782

Rev. Fermín Francisco Lasuén Continues Making Missions

1786 - 1798

Lewis and Clark's Expedition

1804 - 1806

Manuel Lisa Leads Fur Trappers up the Missouri River

1807 - 1810

Missionaries Head West on the Oregon Trail

1836 - 1840

Marcus Whitman Leads Settlers to Oregon

1842 - 1845

Mormons Head West for Utah

1846 - 1849

Marcus and Narcissa Whitman are Killed by Natives in Oregon

1847 - 1849

California Gold Rush

1849 - 1852

Women Gain the Right to Vote in Wyoming Territory

1869 - 1872