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Buck Conner
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PostSubject: You so called "want-a-bee" Mountain-Men - test your knowledge   You so called "want-a-bee" Mountain-Men - test your knowledge EmptyJuly 10th 2018, 3:58 pm

SHINING TIMES/FUR TRADE OBSERVATIONS

SCORING:
75 - 65 A TRUE GRAYBEARD
64 - 50 SPEND ANOTHER SEASON WITH A GRAYBEARD
49 - 0 SHAVE OFF YOUR TOP-KNOT AND HEAD EAST


You want-a-bee mountain-men test your knowledge (may have shown this one a few years ago)?



 First (1-25) Questions
1)What is a “hairy bank note”?
2)What US President sent Louis & Clark on their famous exploratory journey?
3)What year was the first rendezvous at Hendry’s Fork on the Green River?
4)What two towns in Mexican Territory did many mountain men spend the winter?
5)What did European men do that brought an end to the beaver trade?
6)What year did Louis & Clark Expedition return?
7)What is a Bateaus?
CoolBefore the advent of aspirin, what extract was bottled and sold to the rich as a pain killer?
9)What mountain man at age 25 commanded the 1st mountain man brigade to the Pacific water by South Pass?
10)What dangled from the wrist of many a mountain man to coax his horse or mule onward?
11)How many traps did the average mountain man use at one time?
12)What Indian tribe was most feared by the mountain man?
13)What did Bill Williams and his cohorts steal from the Spanish in Calif. for trade at Bent’s Fort in Colorado?
14)On the return journey down the Missouri, John Colter, one of the L&C Expedition, returned to what wilderness with who, only days away from St. Louis?
15)What mountain man became a chief among the Crow?
16)What mountain man ate the livers of his Crow Indian enemies?
17)What was the 1st incident that created the hatred among the Blackfeet towards the mountain men?
18)What are the names of the rivers at three forks in what is now Montana?
19)John Colter was captured by the Blackfeet. They gave him a head start for freedom and then pursed. What year was this?
20)Hugh Glass was mauled by a grizz while on a trapping expedition with Ashely. What famous mtn. man was left behind with another to bury him when he was dead. He was only 19 at the time.
21)What famous mtn. man had his eye tore out by a grizz and had it sewn back on?
22)Beaver pelts were sold by?
23)Fort Osage is near what present day city?
24)John Jacob Astor was the founder of what?
25)Who built a trading post on the Yellowstone at the mouth of the Big Horn River in 1807?
I'll give you a few days to work on this before supplying the answers.   scratch   study

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PostSubject: Re: You so called "want-a-bee" Mountain-Men - test your knowledge   You so called "want-a-bee" Mountain-Men - test your knowledge EmptyJuly 10th 2018, 4:01 pm

Here's the next batch of questions.

 Next (26-50) Questions
26)When tallow - jerky, nuts - & fruit are combined you have?
27)What was traded to the Indians in 1/4 lb. leather bags, colored red?
28)The Upper Missouri tribes built a boat of hide called?
29)Birch bark boxes were made by the Northern tribes, called Mococks. What was put in these boxes?
30)Keelboats were used by traders on the Missouri until what other type of boat became common?
31)In the Southwest a fire steel or striker was called a?
32)What is a box or suitcase type item made out of rawhide and constructed by the plains Indians called?
33)What is a crupper?
34)James Bordeaux-although during his lifetime he was both a trapper and a trader, which of these professions is he most known for?
35)In what way were the jaws of the first beaver traps different?
36)What famous brothers developed a gun that was prized by the mountain men, they lived in St. Louis?
37)Before the Indian had beads from the white traders, he used what for decoration on his clothing and utencils?
38)What natural plant fiber is used to clean black powder guns, in its natural raw state?
39)What was in vermillion that made it poisonous to humans?
40)Dentalium shells-used in jewelry and decorations were: rainbow colored & flat - round & red - long thin & white?
41)The MENS inhabited what area: southwest - north of present day Minnisota - northern New York state?
42)“The Great Caring Place”, was a nickname for what?
43)Michilimackinac was built between which two Great Lakes?
44)Coureurs De Bois means what?
45)In 1784 what great British trading company was formed?
46)What two fur company giants merged in 1821?
47)Hercules Dousman was agent to what fur company at Prairie Du Chien?
48)Montreal Canoes - used on the Great Lakes were: 26’ - 36’ - 46’ long on an average?
49)What is a pirogue?
50)What is done to a brain tanned hide to keep it soft and pliable if it ever gets wet?


Have fun with this.  affraid   Crying or Very sad   Dunno

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PostSubject: Re: You so called "want-a-bee" Mountain-Men - test your knowledge   You so called "want-a-bee" Mountain-Men - test your knowledge EmptyJuly 10th 2018, 4:04 pm

This is the last set of questions, unless I think of more  Smile   Shocked   study   scratch


 Last (51-75) Questions
51)Center seam and side seam are names or types of what?
52)What is a Wahintke?
53)What is a Portmanteau?
54)Once a spark is caught on your char, you put the ignited char in what? to burst into flame.
55)A bit for a horses bridle that has a jointed mid-section is called a what?
56)Kenneth McKenzie employee of what fur company built Fort Union at the Missouri & Yellowstone in 1829?
57)What disease wiped out most of the Mandan’s on the Missouri in the late ‘30’s?
58)Bent’s Fort in present day S.E. Colorado is on what river?
59)In 1821 the Mexicans declared independence and William Becknell, an American trader, raced to what city to sell his goods, thus opening the _____________ trail.
60)William Bent married Owl Woman, what tribe was she from?
61)In 1834 William Sublette built Fort __________ at the junction of the Platte and Laramie Rivers.
62)Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez built ahst Fort in 1834 on Black’s Fork on the Green River in what is now S.W. Wyoming?
63)The Great Salt Lake was discovered by who in 1825?
64)Fort Hall on the Snake River was built by Nathaniel Wyeth in 1834. In 1837 Wyeth sold out to what company?
65)What Fort did Lewis & Clark winter at in 1805?
66)The Louisiana Purchase was bought by Thomas Jefferson for about 4 cents per acre, what country did Jefferson purchase this property?
67)What other country also owned this same land at one time?
68)Steely Eyed, white haired John McLoughlin commanded Fort Vancover, not Vansickle, for what fur company?
69)In 1836 James Bowie, Col.Travis and David Crockett were stormed by what Mexican General at the Alamo?
70)The Musselshell River is in what state?
71)Wind River range is in what state?
72)When the Teton Mountains where 1st seen they were said to resemble what?
73)A Betty Lamp can burn what type of fuel?
74)How many beaver pelts went into a standard 90-100 lbs pack?    50 - 60 - or 70?
75)Which of the following items were added to whiskey before it was sold at rendezvous: red pepper - gunpowder - water?


Thanks for your time.   :rtup

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