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Relations during the Fur Trade

  • What essential conditions would First Nations, Métis, French and British peoples need for peaceful co-existence during the fur trade era?
  • To what extent were these conditions present?

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome 7.1.1 - Students will appreciate the influence of diverse Aboriginal, French and British peoples on events leading to Confederation
Specific Outcome 7.1.2 - Students will appreciate the challenges of co-existence among peoples
Specific Outcome - What were the different ways in which Aboriginal societies were structured (i.e., Iroquois Confederacy, Ojibwa, Mi'kmaq)? (CC, I, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How did the structures of Aboriginal societies affect decision making in each society (i.e., role and status of women, consensus building)? (CC, TCC, PADM)
Specific Outcome - What were the social and economic factors of European imperialism? (CC, I, TCC)
Specific Outcome - In what ways did European imperialism impact the social and economic structures of Aboriginal societies? (ER, GC, PADM, TCC)
Specific Outcome - How was European imperialism responsible for the development of Acadia, New France and British settlements? (I, GC, PADM)
Specific Outcome - What roles did the Royal Government and the Catholic Church play in the social structure of New France (i.e., governor, intendant, Jesuits, religious congregations)? (ER, GC, PADM, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How did the First Nations, French, British and Métis peoples interact with each other as participants in the fur trade? (TCC, ER, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How did the fur trade contribute to the foundations of the economy in North America? (ER, LPP, TCC)
Specific Outcome - How was Britain's interest in the fur trade different from that of New France? (TCC, ER, GC)
Specific Outcome - How was economic development in New France impacted by the changing policies of the French Royal Government? (PADM, ER, GC, TCC)
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.4 - Students will organize and synthesize researched information
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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