Hello! My family wanted to start a new life, so we went to settle out west in the new territory America bought from Great Britain.
We got their by using a trail that everyone used to get here. Its called Oregon trail.
We had to use a wagon pulled by oxen because the west did not have any trains or any other form of transportation. Their were also not bridges so we would have to ford our wagon across the river. Sometimes that did not go very good.
I met a lot of people along the way. I found out that their were others like us trying to start a new life in the west.
I saw a lot of graves on the side on the trail. It would scare me to think that that could happen to me.
It was also hard to survive. Their was a lot of sickness and food was low. It was a struggle to survive. Luckily we all made it out alive.