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2. In what year did the first mountain men become guides for the wagon trains?

  • 1838
  • 1845
  • 1840
  • 1848

3. What was the main use of the fur trapped by the mountain men?

  • Fur handbags
  • Fur wallpaper
  • Fur hats
  • Fur coats

4. What did the mountain men tell the people in the east about the west?

  • There was lots of good farming land
  • The Indians were savages
  • There was a profitable fur industry
  • There were good jobs

5. What was the term "whites" used to describe?

  • All the wite migrants who came across and on to the Great Plains
  • People from other countries who came across and on to the Great Plains
  • All people from the East and South of the USA who cam across and on to the Great Plains
  • The Native Americans

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