Trading post facts for kids

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A trading post is a place where trade takes place. The path to a trading post, or between trading posts, is known as a trade route.

Trading posts were common places in Canada and the United States when Canada and the United States were new countries. People used trading posts to trade fur and other things.

Trading posts are also used in many camps across the United States and Canada as places to buy snack foods and other things.

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