Last updated: September 7, 2018
Teacher Reference Materials
Fort Union Society and Trading
- Grade Level:
- Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade
- Social Studies
Daily life at Fort Union Trading Post reflected the social and economic relationship between and within American Indian and European cultures associated with the 19th century fur-trading empire.
Diverse employees at Fort Union Trading Post contributed to 39 years of successful business. Tasks, clothing of employees, and salaries distinguished a person’s rank on the social hierarchy at Fort Union. This teacher resource document provides a unique look into Fort Union's inhabitants and social hierarchy.