The Oregon Trail

Francis PARKMAN, JR. (1823 - 1893)

The book is a breezy, first-person account of a 2 month summer tour of the U.S. states of Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, and Kansas when Parkman was 23. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Genre(s): Travel & Geography, Modern (19th C)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Chapter I. The Frontier R. S. Steinberg
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Play 02 Chapter II. Breaking the Ice R. S. Steinberg
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Play 03 Chapter III. Fort Leavenworth R. S. Steinberg
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Play 04 Chapter IV. “Jumping Off” R. S. Steinberg
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Play 05 Chapter V. “The Big Blue” R. S. Steinberg
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Play 06 Chapter VI. R. S. Steinberg
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Play 07 Chapter VII. The Buffalo R. S. Steinberg
00:34:10
Play 08 Chapter VIII. Taking French Leave R. S. Steinberg
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Play 09 Chapter IX. Scenes at Fort Laramie R. S. Steinberg
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Play 10 Chapter X. The War Parties R. S. Steinberg
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Play 11 Chapter XI. R. S. Steinberg
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Play 12 Chapter XII. R. S. Steinberg
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Play 13 Chapter XIII. R. S. Steinberg
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Play 14 Chapter XIV. R. S. Steinberg
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Play 15 Chapter XV. R. S. Steinberg
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Play 16 Chapter XVI. The Trappers R. S. Steinberg
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Play 17 Chapter XVII. The Black Hills R. S. Steinberg
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Play 18 Chapter XVIII. A Mountain Hunt R. S. Steinberg
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Play 19 Chapter XIX. Passage of the Mountains R. S. Steinberg
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Play 20 Chapter XX. The Lonely Journey R. S. Steinberg
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Play 21 Chapter XXI. R. S. Steinberg
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Play 22 Chapter XXII. R. S. Steinberg
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Play 23 Chapter XXIII. Indian Alarms R. S. Steinberg
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Play 24 Chapter XXIV. The Chase R. S. Steinberg
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Play 25 Chapter XXV. The Buffalo Camp R. S. Steinberg
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Play 26 Chapter XXVI. Down the Arkansas R. S. Steinberg
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Play 27 Chapter XXVII. The Settlements R. S. Steinberg
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