Mountain Men

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Why did the mountain men move west?
So they could kill animals in order to sell their fur as it was very fashionable in the 1820s-1840s
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What was a rendezvous?
A meeting place where the trappers met and traded their catch.
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What would the mountain men trade the fur for?
Tobacco, blankes, knives, rifles etc
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What were the three main causes of the end of the mountain men?
Beavers had been wiped out, beaver hats weren't fashionable and they weren't welcome as they spreaded disease
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What did the Mountain Men introduce the Indians to?
Alcohol
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Give example of how the mountain men lived like the Indians
Wore animal skin as clothing, they had long hair and wore a tomahawk
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A meeting place where the trappers met and traded their catch.

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What was a rendezvous?

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Tobacco, blankes, knives, rifles etc

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Card 4

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Beavers had been wiped out, beaver hats weren't fashionable and they weren't welcome as they spreaded disease

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Card 5

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Alcohol

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