American Pioneers: Mountain Men Video

Video title: Mountain Men

Use this American Pioneering video entitled Mountain Men, to study who and what the mountain men were, and identify their characteristics as Mountain Men

Learn about the patterns of exploration of the American interior and the natural resources that have been important reasons for these patterns. Find out what mountain men were and identify characteristics of the group.

 

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American Pioneers: Mountain Men Video . Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Mountain Men History. Learn about the Mountain Men. Learn about the true mountain men who roamed America's western mountain ranges and travel with the adventurous gold seekers who flocked to California and other points west.
  • Learn the patterns of exploration of the American interior and the natural resources that have been important reasons for these patterns.
  • Discover what mountain men were and identify characteristics of the group.
  • Outline the history of the trappers, from the trading post era to the development of the rendezvous system.
  • Locate and name some of the major gold strikes and discuss the idea of a 'boom town'.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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