Cons to traveling west. 1. One in twenty settlers die. 2. Settlers have to eat the same food for days on end. 3. They did not have bridges on the Oregon Trail so they had to Build scows and float the wagon across.
Pros to traveling west 1. Settlers have strong clothes to help them survive. 2. the point of traveling west was so that they could move for better resources. 3. The wheels had a hook holding a bucket of grease between the so that they would turn smoothly.