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The Santa Fe Trail was a major international trade route in the 1800s. Spanning about 800 miles from Independence, Missouri to Santa Fe, it was a convergence of Native American, settler and Mexican cultures – pivotal in US history. See how this early commercial “highway” changed the lives of the astonishing women who set foot on it. And how these foremothers helped shape the West.
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By: Rocky Mountain PBS
Title: Colorado Experience: Women of the Santa Fe Trail
Sourced From: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrW6PKtbQPA
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