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Oklahoma History Academic Standards

OKH.1.4 Compare cultural perspectives of American Indians and European Americans regarding land ownership, structure of self-government, religion, and trading practices.

"Feeding An Army: Historic Fort Gibson," Crossroads

Oklahoma History Center Education Resources

Traveling Trunk
Fur Trade in Oklahoma

The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

Dianna Everett, "European Exploration"
Brad Agnew, "Fur Trappers and Traders"
Lynn Brown, "Great Spanish Road"
Anne Million, "French"

Research Center Resources

Joseph A. Stout Jr. Frontier Adventurers: American Exploration in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1982)

Online Primary Sources

"Spanish & Mexican Indian Policy," Native American Relations in Texas, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
"The Taking of Indian Lands: Perspectives of Native Americans and European Americans, 1707-1765," National Humanities Center Resource Toolbox, National Humanities Center
"European Americans and Native Americans View Each Other, 1700-1775," National Humanities Center Resource Toolbox, National Humanities Center

Additional Resources

"France in America," Library of Congress
The Chickasaw Nation First Encounter curriculum
"Oklahoma Indian Country: One State, Many Nations," NewsOK.com
Roger M. Carpenter, "'Times are altered with us': American Indians from contact to the New Republic" (Chichester, West Sussex, UK; Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 2014)
Guns, Germs, and Steel,
"Trade Relations Between Indians and Europeans 1600-1800: A Story Map"

"The New World: A Stage for Cultural Interaction," Teachinghistory.org
Nathan Nunn and Nancy Qian, "The Columbian Exchange: A History of Disease, Food, and Ideas," Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 24, No. 2
Steven Schwartz, "Early Encounters Between Native Americans and Europeans," Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Timothy Silver, "Three Worlds, Three Views: Culture and Environmental Change in the Colonial South," Teacher Serve: National Humanities Center
"After the Mayflower," We Shall Remain, American Experience
"Native America," PBS

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