oregon trail

by avery

The Journey

The trail was 2,000 miles long and they traveled 16 miles on a good day. It took about 6 months walking but it would have been 1 year if they took a ship.

Interesting Facts

Things I learned

*The wagon box measured 4 feet to 10 feet and had over a ton of cargo

*A lot of people had to walk for the whole trip

* People.got sick and die from cholera, one in ten died along the way

* People use oxen insted of horese because they were stronger.

Journal Entry

I would not go on the organ trail because I will get very bored of walking. People tell stories about the people get washed away by the river. I think the benefits of going west is the gold and staring a new life