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fort
1: a strong or fortified place
2: a permanent army post
outpost
1: a guard stationed at a distance from a military force or camp
2: a settlement on a frontier or in a faraway place
orce or camp
beaver
a large plant-eating rodent that has webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail and that builds dams and houses of mud and branches which are partly underwater
pelt
a usually unfinished skin with its hair, wool, or fur
frontier
a region that forms the edge of the settled part of a country
musket
a muzzle-loading firearm that was once used by soldiers
trapper
someone who catches animals in a trap
scout
one sent to obtain information and especially to survey in preparation for military action in war
flintlock
a lock for a gun using a flint to ignite the charge
flint
a hard dark quartz that produces a spark when struck by steel
sachem
a North American Indian chief
treaty
an agreement or arrangement made by negotiation; especially: one between two or more states or rulers
Iroquis
also called the People of the Longhouse, the land of this Indian people lived in the New York area and beyond.
Mohawk
a member of an American Indian people of the Mohawk River valley in New York state
surveyor
one who examines an area of land to find out its size, shape, and position
subject (verb)
a: to bring under control or rule b: to make responsive to the discipline and control of a superior
preserve
to keep or save from injury, loss, or ruin : PROTECT <preserve the republic>
expansion
the act of making something bigger
rivalry
a competition; two or more trying to get what only one can have
united
joined in action : act as if one;
unite: to put or come together to form a single unitne
conflict
1 : an extended struggle : FIGHT, BATTLE
2 a : a clashing or sharp disagreement (as between ideas, interests, or purposes)