Sunday, January 22, 2017

Writing in My Diary

Dear Beloved Diary,\nI recall the moment when my ace returned after years of calling fur in the west as a clutch man. His stories of riches in the air jacket convinced my parents to trek onward from our lovely home in New York to reach a place unk this instantn to me. I ga thered my really a few(prenominal) be immenseings and helped Ma inner circle some of the food for the long journey fore of us on the Oregon Trail. This is now a part of my very distant past. We consecrate been change of location for five weeks now and have struggled to overcome obstacles. For about a week we have had a food shortage and I am forced to go through in very dainty portions. Unfortunately, my father injured his section and is now unable to hunt. Ma and I try to refer due with just berries and plants we nab along the focussing. We have had to scratch rivers which has caused us to lose a grand majority of our supplies. on the way, we have met many immature people who all trip for dif ferent reasons. Some apply to find riches, others are in search of freedom. We met a family of Mormons who had been denied the skillful to practice their religious duties. I met their eldest daughter Emily, who handle me is terrified of the journey ahead of us.\n\nDearest Diary,\nWe settled in Oregon Country, where we lived for only lead months. My family and I disliked the overpopulation and contumacious to move all the way to Texas. My father said that the establishment promised to grant each family that settled in Texas a spacious piece of land. Of course a child of my age ponders of what vivification in Texas will be like. My father answered every interrogative mood I threw at him. He told me that Texas wanted to make up independence from Mexico. To gain independence he explained to me that the people begun a revolution. He said about 5 years ago there were two important struggles that helped them gain complete independence. One battle was in the Alamo, where a tenu ous number of rebels fought against a queen-sized Mexican army. Months later, they captured Santa Anna leading to their independence. Ma...