Chapter 3Introduction


Chapter 3Readings


Chapter 3Primary Sources & Artifacts

Primary Sources & Artifacts

Chapter 3Activities 5

Activities 5

Chapter 3Activities 6

Activities 6

Chapter 3Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Chapter 3Conclusion


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Chapter 3: Increased Trade and War (1701-1795)

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Recommended Grade Levels: 3rd-4th

Standards Alignment:

4th Grade Ohio Social Studies Content Statements: 3, 9, 12, 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 23

3rd and 4th Grade Indiana Social Studies Content Standards: 3.1.1, 3.1.4, 3.2.3, 3.2.4, 3.3.1, 3.3.8, 3.3.11, 3.4.2, 3.4.4, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.4, 4.3.9, 4.3.11, 4.3.12, 4.4.3

4th Grade Oklahoma Social Studies Content Standards: 4.CS1.2, 4.CS2.1

4th Grade ELA Common Core Literacy Standard: RI.4.1, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.7, SL.4.1

Essential Questions:

How did the Myaamia interact with other cultures and the environment?

How did the Myaamia build their communities?

How do we support sustainable living in our communities?


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Think about the ideas of community design and sustainability that you learned about in this section. Think about your community - the businesses, people, roads, buildings, bridges, homes, parks, etc.

Choose one feature of your community that you think could be designed better in order to make it last longer or be more sustainable. Use this feature to complete the following Community Improvement Plan.


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Additional Resources

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Ironstrack, George. April 19, 2012. "The Crooked Trail to Pickawillany." A Miami Community History & Ecology Blog. Accessed 1.11.13

Myaamia Center. Historical Landscapes of the Miami. Accessed 1.11.13

Myaamia Online Dictionary, Myaamia Project

Ohio History Central. Pickawillany. Accessed 1.11.13


Carter, Harvey Lewis. 1987. The Life and Times of Little Turtle. University of Illinois Press: Chicago.

Rafert, Stewart. 1996. The Miami Indians of Indiana: A persistent People 1654-1994. Indiana Historical Society Press: Indianapolis.


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Read Aanikopia and the Flag in this section. The characters, events, and objects in stories often have two meanings - a literal meaning and a symbolic meaning. Define literal and symbolic meaning and then identify the literal and symbolic meanings in Aanikopia and the Flag.


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