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From Texas to the Pacific Ocean | by USCapitol
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From Texas to the Pacific Ocean

EverGreene Painting Studios

Oil on Canvas



The map shows the states and territories stretching west from Texas to the Pacific Ocean and marks the Oregon, California, and Old Spanish Trails as well as the Pony Express route. Also shown are Sutter's Fort, where gold was discovered in California; the sites of Spanish missions and forts; and the names of Indian tribes. In the ocean is a clipper ship of the type that sailed around the tip of South America from California to the east coast of the United States.


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Taken on October 12, 2011