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Unit 2: Set 2. La Verendrye Visits the Mandan - Activity

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Look at the pictures and consider La Verendrye’s words.  Think carefully about how trade with Europeans for manufactured goods would change the life in the Mandan village.  Write your conclusions in the appropriate column. 

Item

Advantage to Mandan

Disadvantage to Mandan

Metal pot

 

 

 

 

Clay pot

 

 

 

 

Metal arrow points

 

 

 

 

Stone arrow points

 

 

 

Dog travois

 

 

 

 

Horse travois

 

 

 

 

Beaver pelts

 

 

 

 

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