Minnesota Historical Society

Primary Source Packet: Objects of the Fur Trade

$ 20.00

Use primary sources in your classroom to analyze objects. The objects included are from the North American Fur Trade.

The Objects of the Fur Trade Primary Source Packet familiarizes students and teachers with historical objects. Photographs of objects in the packet and the corresponding guiding questions provide an avenue for integrating objects into history curriculum. The objects featured relate to the North American fur trade, but the questions and activities can be applied to any type of historical object.

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Available for purchase through this online store and through Amy Feole (not in the store at the Minnesota History Center).

Kit Contents

  • 22 photographs of primary sources objects, including tools, weapons, personal items.
  • Teachers Guide with discussion questions and activity suggestions

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