Fur trade

Why beaver

The Fur trade

Beaver skin hats were a sign of high society, wealth, and beaver skins are water proof.

Where was the fur trade? Well most of the Fur Trade took place in Southern Canada, Minnesota,and Wisconsin.

Some of the furs are Beaver, Deer, Doe, Bear, Ermine,and Skunk.

Who did the US trade with? A majority were the French, and the Indians.

The fur trade began in the 1530's and ended in the mid 1800's.