Greater opportunities are available in the American West for pioneering spirits
Often attributed to the founder and editor of the New York Tribune, Horace Greeley (1811-72), who used the expression frequently. However, the real author is thought to be John Babsone Lane Soule, the editor of the Indiana based Terre Haute Express who first offered the advice in 1851. Between 1840 and 1870 over 250,000 people traveled from the Missouri River to the Pacific.
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