Jim Bridger, Mountain Man; a Biography - Study Guide Part 2: Booshway- Chapter 6 and 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, Blanket Chief- Jim Bridger becomes a freelance trapper. He must find beaver and works with a small group of trappers, including camp keepers. Bridger finds out he is a natural explorer. Bridger remembers the mapping and conditions of the land for many years. He learns how to live off the land and make money from it, despite hostile Indians, cold winters and wild river obstacles. Bridger loves the land and keenly observes it. He is able to be self-reliant and becomes a student of the Indians. Jim fights Indians but also carefully studies them and the wildlife of the Rocky Mountains. Crow Indians show Bridger the South Pass, which later is a key part of the route called the Oregon Trail. Bridger argues with other trappers where the Bear River goes, ending up discovering the Great Salt Lake...

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