G5 — Environment and Society 3-G5. E1 — Market Economy 3-EI.
E1 — Market Economy 3. Understand the geographical factors which influence land use and the importance of the Detroit River in the development of Detroit. Learn the important role Detroit played in the fur trade. Gather and analyze information through small group discussion.
Illustrate jobs at each step of the fur trade route through group skits. Demonstrate and apply the principle of supply and demand. Explain key events in Detroit's early history.
Identify cause and effect relationships that shaped Detroit's history. Analyze the motives of the different groups that had an interest in the Detroit area.
After Columbus discovered the "New World", people from many nations sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. In general, these travelers were looking for one or more of three things: Rich goods and wealth: Stories from the first sailing expeditions told about great wealth in the New World — gold, silver, furs, spices, wild animals and unique plants.
Adventurers also sailed to the New World to find an easier sailing route to Asia, which would open up new trade routes.
Many European Kings wanted new land, or colonies, to make their kingdoms larger. They offered generous rewards to men who would sail the seas, build forts, and claim new land for the king. Some travelers had fallen on hard times where they lived, and were looking for a new home with lots of land, few laws and restrictions, and great opportunities.
Starting in the early s, many European nations sent ships, explorers and settlers across the Atlantic on huge sailing vessels. Many settled on the Atlantic coast of North America.
Some groups, especially the French, sent smaller boats inland to explore the Great Lakes region. Fur coats and hats were a sign that a person was rich and important.
There were not enough fur-bearing animals in Europe to supply all who wanted them, and as a result, furs were very expensive. French voyagers traveled to the New World to find a bigger source of fur and to make their fortune selling them in France.
The trading and transportation of furs, especially beaver, became the most important economic force in Michigan between and The fur business became a trading business because the Native American cultures did not want European money; they preferred to trade for goods.
The fur trading process followed the seasons, moving goods when the rivers weren't frozen. Native Americans and French trappers spent the fall and winter hunting, trapping, and skinning the animals. In the spring, merchants from coast cities on the Atlantic Ocean sent men and trading supplies westward through the Great Lakes waterways.The book "may be the best-written memoir ever produced by an American politician," wrote Time columnist Joe Klein.
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