By Don Young, Marjorie Young
A ravishing new advisor to the easiest outside enjoyable within the Pacific Northwest, overlaying Oregon, Washington, Victoria and Vancouver in British Columbia and much northern California. This ever-popular zone deals limitless possibilities for the lively vacationer, and this publication exhibits you the place, while and the way to discover them. Kayaking, mountaineering, biking, hiking, horseback using, boating and extra to fill your days with experience. Sightseeing, museums, galleries, theaters and picnicking will look after your "down time." Maps, photographs, index.
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Today, 38,500 Indians live on seven reservations throughout Oregon and 81,500 Indians live on 27 reservations through- Page 3 out Washington. The reservations encompass a total of nearly three million acres. The Washington Territory was created in 1853. It included not only Washington, but parts of modern-day Idaho and Montana. Ten years later (1863), the Idaho Territory also was spun away from Oregon. On 14 February 1859, Oregon became America's 33rd state. Washington Smaller in size than Oregon but more populous, Washington encompasses 66,582 square miles and has a 157-mile coastline.
Early on, the land was predominantly under the control of British and Russian interests, but following the highly publicized Lewis and Clark expedition, Americans from the central and eastern United States flooded into the region in great numbers, eventually leading to the Bear Flag Revolt for independent statehood in 1846. Although the revolt failed, the United States invaded the area that same year. When the Mexican War ended in 1848, Mexican interests in California were ceded to the United States.
Ten years later (1863), the Idaho Territory also was spun away from Oregon. On 14 February 1859, Oregon became America's 33rd state. Washington Smaller in size than Oregon but more populous, Washington encompasses 66,582 square miles and has a 157-mile coastline. Its western regions receive some of the highest rainfall totals in the country, while the center of the state is dominated by the Cascade Mountain Range. The eastern two-thirds of the state, largely agricultural, contain vast areas of desert.