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Chapter 8 - Brinkley 13th edition

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Chapter 8 Discussion Notes- Period 6 Fur Companies- Louisiana Purchase Territories and Mountain men -Expansions into Oregon Territory and Pacific Northwest -Opened market for fur trappers, aka, ?Mountain men? >Unique culture >Relatively primitive/violent -Missionaries: >Narcissa Whitman and her husband -Oregon Territory claimed by: England, America, Spain, Russia -1846- America declares war on England for Oregon -American Fur Company: Astor -Rocky Mountain Fur Company: founded by William Ashley and Andrew Henry -Jedidiah Smith: Mountain man -James Beckwourth was black: Mountain man Court Cases -Marshall strengthens court system -Fletcher v. Peck: >Involved land disputes in Georgia >Chief Justice John Marshall- ?Marshall Court Decisions?

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