Oregon is a place where Jimmy Lightning comes from. In real life, Oregon is the 33rd state in the United States of America.
Oregon was inhibited by the Nez Perce, a Native American tribe, and still is. In 1803, 3rd President Thomas Jefferson made a deal with France, and its emperor at the time, Napoleon Bonaparte. He said that half the U.S. would belong to France. As a result, this doubled the size of the U.S.
Jefferson knew no-one of European descent had been to the area west of Louisiana, so on May 14, 1804, he hired Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to go explore the Western Frontier. After reaching Astoria, Oregon, at the mouth of the Pacific Ocean, they ended the journey on September 23, 1806. After this, Lewis committed suicide by shotgun in 1809.
Oregon became a state on February 14, 1859.
Oregon's largest city is Portland, and its capital is Salem.
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