Kit carson

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Who Was...

Who was Kit Carson?

kit carson became known as a brave guide, soldier and frontiers man. He was a general, fur trader, hunter, and saddle maker. He was born on December 24, 1809 in Tates Creek, Mason County, Kentucky. He died peacefully at home is Taos, New Mexico.

What did he do?

What did he do?

Kit was a general for awhile. When Kit Carson was 15, before he ran away, he was a saddle maker. After the Civil War broke out in 1861, Carson was made as a colonel of New Mexico. From 1829-1841, he worked for a fur trader.

Impact on the world...

Impact on the World

Was famous for a frontiersman.when kit was around the age of 25 beaver fur was used for used for expensive men hats. Carson joined another fur company and set of for the northern rockies.In november ,the carravans of wagons arrived wagons and one heundred men that was one of the bigest to ever come.

Should we be more like him?


Kit Carson ran away when he was 15 years old.Even in the winter Kit Carson had to cross the western desert.They nearly died from thirst. He moved to Missouri when he was one year old. Kit always wanted to go buffalo hunting. We should be more like Kit because he was brave, hard working, and helped discover American land.