On the Way Home: The Diary of a Trip from South Dakota to Mansfield, Missouri, in 1894 Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter 1

* There are some pictures included in the first chapter of a school class of Rose's, Laura and Almanzo when they were married, and the lap desk.

* There was a 10-year drought in De Smet, South Dakota that ruined crops and closed the banks. The Wilders decided to move to Missouri.

* Almanzo was on a jury duty that paid him $70, and Laura worked as a seamstress. They saved up $100 for their trip, and hid a $100 bill in the lap desk.

* Laura made hard-tack and Almanzo bought asbestos cooking mats to sell along the way. Almanzo made a black wagon out of an old rig.

* The Wilders decided to travel with the Cooleys, who were more wealthy. They had two conestoga wagons.

* Mr. Sherwin sent letters and pictures of Missouri showing orchards and green fields. This helped the Wilders decide to move there to buy an apple orchard.

Chapter 2 - South Dakota

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