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Mr Benson Chap 5

The fur Trade

Profit Money gained from the sale of a good or service after all the costs needed to make the sale are subtracted from the amount received.
resource a source or supply of a useful material (such as fur, wood or oil)
fur trader a term used for a European or American involved in the fur trade. Often, it refers to a person in charge of the trading post.
pelt an animal skin with the fur on it.
hunter a person who spent most of their time hunt ion or trapping animals for food or pelts.
guide a person hired to help voyageurs and fur trader find their way through unfamiliar lands.
interpreter a person who translates for people who speak a different language
clerk a man who managed the day to dat business of a fur trading post
voyageur a workman who performed the physical labor of the fur trade, including transporting beaver pelts and trade good by canoe.
Daniel Greysolon French military officer and fur trader.
Louis Hennepin His wildly exaggerated stories made him famous and sparked Europeans' curiosity about the Upper Mississippi River Valley.
Created by: mproell