Who were the Mountain men & Trappers?

A mindmap showing the different ideas about the mountain men and trappers. It shows what they did and a few ideas on how they helped the development.

  • Created by: amywinnie
  • Created on: 17-05-14 18:12
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  • Who were Mountain men & Trappers
    • Fur trappers were the first to cross the great plains & Rocky mountains.
      • Trapped beaver, hunted antelope& other animals for fur
        • Fashion houses in Eastern States & Europe where fur hats were popular.
    • Vital to development of the American West
    • Independent Mountain Men
    • Saw beyond mountains
      • rich fertile lands in California & Oregon
    • Talked about what they saw
    • Spent lives roaming the Rockies & Sierra Navarda
      • Sold skin & fur to traders - Often
    • Precious lands known only to Indians
      • Sold skin & fur to traders - Often


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