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Chapter 4, Lesson 1: Traders in California (pp. 86-89)

I. War in Mexico Changes California

II. Hide and Tallow Trade Begins

    A. The ships bartered, or traded, goods such as shoes, clothing, and spices with Californians.

    B. Californians mostly bartered leather goods and tallow -- the purest part of cattle fat.

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