American Pioneers: The Fur Trade Video

Video title: The Fur Trade

Use this American Pioneering video entitled American Pioneers and The Fur Trade, to study the history of the fur trappers, from the trading post era to the development of the rendezvous system

Learn about the history of the fur trade, from the trading post era to the development of the rendezvous system. Identify some of the famous mountain men, such as Jedediah Smith, Kit Carson, Jim Bridger and Joseph Walker.

 

Now Playing: American Pioneers: The Fur Trade Video
Video Mode: Free Demo© Copyright 2007 - 2016 ZP Online Publishing

American Pioneers: The Fur Trade Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • History of The Fur Trade. Learn about The Fur Trade. Learn the patterns of exploration of the American interior and the natural resources that have been important reasons for these patterns.
  • 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.
  • Outline the history of the trappers, from the trading post era to the development of the rendezvous system.
  • Discover what mountain men were and identify characteristics of the group.
  • 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.

New members join now