The map represents the northwest region of the United States. A line extends across the region from east to west moving over the Rocky Mountains towards the coastal region of Oregon.
Review the map above. Which answer best explains why the Oregon Territory was important to the United States?
It allowed for increased trade opportunities with Canada, Mexico, and Asia.
It increased hunting and trapping opportunities for settlers from the East.
It was the intended settlement area for the new effort to relocate Native Americans.
Its waterways offered access further into the interior than any other regional features in America.