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most of the first non-american indians who traveled to the Rocky Mts. and the Pacific Northwest were?
fur traders and trappers
men who trapped animals for fur in the Rocky Mts. and other western regions of the U.S.
mountain men
annual event held by mountain men to trade furs and socialize
redezuous
By the 1840's, the demand for beaver furs had fallen. Why?
1.because fashions changed
2.too much trapping had also greatly lowered the numbers of beavers
The mountain men who remained in the area took on new jobs. What were they?
they began guiding 1.farmers,
2.miners
3.and ranchers into the west
Who were the first Americans to settle in the Oregon Country?
missionaries
What four countries laid claim to the Oregon Country?
1.Great Britian
2.Russia
3.Spain
4.U.S.