Social Studies: Chapter 5 The Fur Trade quiz
Friday, December 04, 2015


Learning Target: I can describe how and why the United States claimed and settled the upper Mississippi River region in the early 19th century.

Activity: Chapter 5 The Fur Trade packet will prepare students for the quiz.

Assessment: Chapter 5 The Fur Trade quiz


Need To Know:

Evidence about how American Indians and Europeans benefited from fur trade.

Activities that happened during each season as part of fur trade.

How fur trade changed Dakota and ojibwe lifestyle and culture.

Why Europeans wanted fur?

Why American Indians wanted manufactured goods?

How each group adapted to the other (Europeans and Dakota/Ojibwe.

Beaver hats and transportation of fur

Groups: Pelt preparers, hunters, interpreters, suppliers. Guides, traders, clerks, and voyageurs.