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Coureurs de Bois, First Nation Peoples, and the Fur Trade
7th - 10th
The interactions between the Coureurs de bois (runners of the woods) and the First Nation Peoples as they engaged in the fur trade are the focus on this Canadian history exercise. Kids select learning centers based on their learning...
Conquests of Land and People in the Pacific Northwest by the Fur Trade
7th - 8th
Learners examine how the Hudson's Bay Company dominated trade in the Pacific Northwest and compare and contrast how the Hudson's Bay Co. conducted business with competitors, suppliers, and customers to the prominent American fur trade...
Politics and Economics of Land Settlement in Colonial North Carolina
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Potash manufacturing or mining, hemp growing, and fur trading were the early forms of industry in the Carolinas. Middle schoolers examine primary source documents to determine how the development of these industries influenced the...
Multiple Perspectives: Newspaper Stories and Editorials
3rd - 6th
Newspapers are the perfect medium through which to explore different perspectives in informational text. After researching the fur trade and resultant colonization, groups write a newspaper, including an editorial page, selecting one of...