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PowerPoint presentations for this learning experience:

   Champlain, Hudson, and Fulton: A History of New York. This PowerPoint provides content background and reading activities for classroom instruction. It is the basis of the review game PowerPoint that students will create.

   Sample Jeopardy review game. This PowerPoint is based on the content provided in the first presentation.

Additional references:

Ballantine, Betty and Ian. 2001. The Native Americans: An Illustrated History. North Dighton, MA: World Publications Group, Inc.

Brown, Craig, ed. 1987. The Illustrated History of Canada. Toronto: Lester & Orpen & Dennys.

Curtin, Philip D. 1998. Cross-Cultural Trade in World History. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Dennis, Matthew. 1993. Cultivating a Landscape of Peace. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Ford, Carin. 2004. Robert Fulton: The Steamboat Man. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers.

Harvey, Karen. 1994. Indian Country. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing.

Heidenreich, Conrad E., and A. H. Ray. 1976. The Early Fur Trade: A Study in Cultural Interaction. Toronto.

Hunt, George T. 1960. The Wars of the Iroquois: A Study in Intertribal Trade Relations. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

Innis, Harold A. 1956. The Fur Trade in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Jennings, Francis. 1995. The History and Culture of Iroquois Diplomacy. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.

Keegan, John. 1995. Fields of Battle: The Wars for North America. New York: Vintage Books.

Kelly, James C., and Barbara Clark Smith. 2007. Jamestown, Québec, Santa Fe: Three North American Beginnings. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books.

Marsh, James H., ed. 1985. The Canadian Encyclopedia, Vol. I. Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers.

Morgan, John. 1977. Robert Fulton. New York: Mason/Charter.

Morrison, Samuel Eliot. 1972. Samuel de Champlain: Father of New France. New York: Little Brown.

Sale, Kirkpatrick. 2001. The Fire of His Genius: Robert Fulton and the American Dream. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Shorto, Russell. 2004. The Island at the Center of the World. New York: Knopf Publishing.

Sutcliffe, Alice Crary. 1909. Robert Fulton and the Clermont. New York: The Century Co.

Trelease, Allen. 1997. Indian Affairs in Colonial New York. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.


Sample Jeopardy PowerPoint presentations and other instructions on creating PowerPoints in the classroom:

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