Jim Bridger, Mountain Man; a Biography - Study Guide Part 2: Booshway- Chapter 8, 9 and 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8, Shot in the Back- William Sublette brings $170,000 of beaver pelts back to St. Louis, which is a record amount. Jim's group is being followed by Vanderburgh's party. Jim Bridger's party takes Vanderburgh on a wild goose chase out of frustration. Vanderburgh then goes off looking for beaver but is ambushed by Blackfeet and killed. Jim Bridger and Tom Fitzpatrick try to avoid fighting and are able to smoke the peace pipe with a war party of Blackfeet; however, more trouble comes. In Bridger's party, a Mexican man comes forward with his Blackfeet wife. Jim Bridger becomes suspicious of the movement of the allegedly peaceful Indians. He goes to shake the Blackfeet Chief's hand but clicks his rifle, ready to shoot. The Chief grabs the gun and it goes off, and fighting starts. Two arrows are fired into Jim's...

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