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Gold And Silver French And English
828 wordsUntil the late 1400 's, Europeans did not know the existence of the two American continents (North and South America). To the European explorers, exploring the other side of the Atlantic was like exploring an entire different world, hence the name- the New World. In 1492, Christopher Columbus unknowingly discovered the new continent. His original motives for exploring was to find an easier route to Asia but instead, he discovered the New World. Thus; Spain, France and England began sending out c...
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British East India Company
689 wordsThe British East India Company was the main source of trade between the east and Britain for more that 200 years. I chose to do my research paper on the British east India Company. The British east India Company was the most important of the various East India companies; this company was a major force in the history of India for more than 200 years. Queen Elizabeth I granted the original charter on December 31, 1600, under the title of "The Governor and Company of Merchants of London Trading int...
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Bad Guys Raw Materials
1,324 words... s that were taken over. Eventhough the leaders from Europe tried to make the leaders of the tribes and poeple who lived in Africa and Egypt understand what they were doing, they did not think of the language barriers or that even possibly that the tribe would not want to be a part of imperialism. I think imperialism caused many problems in later years for Europe, and did not have great or helpful effects. Imperialism was not justified in my opinion. How can it be? ? I wouldn't consider peopl...
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King Charles Trading Posts
1,061 wordsFerdinand Magellan was born in 1480, in a stone farm house in Portugal. His father's name was Dom Ruy Magellan, and his mother's name was Done Alda De Mesquite. His father was a Portuguese nobleman and owned a large amount of land. He was also a sheriff, an honorary position awarded for distinguished service to the crown. Ferdinand's brother was named Diago De Sousa, a name he took from his wealthy grandmother, his sister was named Isabel Magellan. His family seemed to care about each other and ...
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Analysis Of The Hudson Bay Company
1,149 wordsThe Hudson's Bay Company is among the oldest, but still active companies in the world. When Canada confederated in 1867, the company was already 200 years old. It was incorporated in England on May 2, 1670, with hopes of seeking a northwest passage to the Pacific, and to generate business with those lands that might prove to be profitable. In 1667, the Royal Navy was ordered by King Charles II to sponsor the Eaglet (ship), while a group of private investors outfitted the other ship called the No...
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Hudson Bay Company Fur Trading
1,095 words... They also had no experience traveling the North American river system. Finally, the company didnt have a mobile food supply which meant that they didnt heard animals to feed their employees. Although, the Hudson's Bay Company did provide a sense of stability and security for their employees, who at this time were all men. At last, the Hudson's Bay Company didnt want their employees getting involved with native women nor did they want to be liable for them and their families. This is why the ...
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East India Company Queen Elizabeth
2,082 wordsThe Company The East India Company is a modern, dynamic commercial enterprise with a wealth of experience and contacts, and associates throughout the world. Founded by the Royal Charter of Queen Elizabeth the First in 1600, The East India Company was once the single most powerful economic force that the world has ever seen. Based in London, its influence reached out to all continents, and the consequences of its actions, both great and small, are the very fabric of history itself the Company, fo...
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Fur Trading Native Tribes
937 wordsThe French Fur Trade Beginning in the mid sixteenth century, French explorers were able to establish a powerful and lasting presence in what is now the Northern United States and Canada. The explorers placed much emphasis on searching and colonizing the area surrounding the St. Lawrence River which gave access to the Great Lakes and the heart of the continent (Microsoft p? ). They began exploring the area around 1540 and had early interactions with many of the Natives, which made communication e...
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Raw Materials Bad Guys
2,630 wordsColonialism isImperalism imperialism Colonialism is an important concept to address because it has had such a major impact on the modern world. It is often responsible for the movement of peoples throughout the world and is often a factor in the rate of development of nations. In their acquisition of Asian colonies, the European imperialists were driven by several motives. They wanted new sources of raw materials and precious metals, and (later) new markets; but they also claimed that they were ...
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