The Great Encounter

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    The Great Encouner

  • Juan Rivera crosses into present- day Monticello, Utah

  • Father and Dominue and Escalante enter Utah

  • Europeans wore tall felt hats made of beaver fur.

  • Spanish rule of North America ends.

  • Etienne Provost, Jim Bridger, and Peter Skene Ogden travel the Utah region.

  • The firt rendezvous is hld on the Green River, Wyoming.

  • Jededah Smith blazes a trail from Uta to southern California.

  • The Old Spanish Trail is used for trade.

  • Joseph Walker stos at the valley of the Great Salt Lake.

  • the trapping era ends.