Peter Skene Ogden Research Paper

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Peter Skene Ogden was a Canadian fur trapper and trader. When he was young he explored the Great Basin, Oregon, Northern California, and the area around the Snake River. He had a reputation as a rough and tough trapper and trader. He came to Utah in 1825. There is a river that is named after him. Ogden was born in Quebec. He was married to Indian women twice and had kids with both. He rescued people from the Whitman Massacre. He was an explorer of new territory. In 1824 he became the leader of a Snake River expedition. Ogden and 131 men came to Utah in December 1824. Jedediah Smith was with him. He camped in Mountain Green after crossing the south end of the divide into Huntsville. Then they moved to Mountain Green. He was visited by two

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