Carson, Kit


A skilled frontier trapper and guide of the nineteenth century, who helped open the territory of California to settlement from the United States. A general on the Union side in the Civil War, he moved a great number of Navajos by force in the 1860s; many died on the journey.

QUIZZES

DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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