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What were two advantages and disadvantages of river travel?

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It was more comfortable and pioneers could load all their goods on river barges. Most major rivers in the region flowed in a north-south direction not east to west, where most people wanted to go. Traveling upstream by barge was extremely difficult and slow.

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