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Hudson Bay Company Native American People
1,390 wordsCanadian Fur Trade By: Michael Bell E-mail: The Fur Trade in Canada is a huge part of our history and has played a big role in shaping us as a country. There are many aspects of the Fur Trade that must be looked at to see how Canada has been shaped economically and politically in the past and present. The Fur Trade has also affected the lives of people who lived during the Fur Trade as well as people today through the way capital has been controlled and distributed within society. We must look a...
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Hudson Bay Company Louis Riel
934 wordsWhen people hear the name Louis Riel, some fill up with anger, others fill up with a thankful sense of happiness, like me and my grandfather for example. Louis was Metis, this was the product of a Voyageur and Indian women having a child. The Metis were famed for their hunting and tracking abilities and were often employed individuals or groups as guides or interpreters. Their farming tradition had its roots in the Red River settlement of Manitoba. Following the massive exodus into Saskatchewan,...
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The Red River Settlement
732 wordsThe Red River Settlement was founded by the Fifth Earl of Selkirk, Thomas Douglas, In the year 1812. He called his settlement Aissinidoia. Aissinidoia was a close knit community whose economy was built around the Hudson Bay Company. The settlement was split into two major groupings: The French speaking and predominate Roman Catholic Metis and the English speaking and predominate Protestant "country born." The Earl of Selkirk, Thomas Douglas, bought the Hudson Bay Company in 1811 and was able to ...
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Hudson Bay Company Louis Riel
529 wordsThe Metis were partly french and partly indian. Their leader was called Louis riel. Following the Union of the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company in 1821, trading had been reorganized in order to reduce expenses. Since there was no longer competition in the fur trade, it was unnecessary to have two or more posts serving a single trading district. For this reason, some posts had been closed and the number of brigades reduced. This reorganization had led to some unemployment amoung Me...
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Hudson Bay Company Red River
1,903 wordsI sit here and I consider myself a young and developing Historian. I consider Frits Pannekoek and Irene M. Spry to be similar historians, yet with more knowledge, age, and experience. What I am sure does not differ between myself, these Authors and other related Historians, is a certain degree of ability to take a piece (s) of work and critically canalize it. I have done just that recently. I have taken the essays, The Flock Divided: Fractions and Feuds at Red river by Frits Pannekoek and The Me...
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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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Hudson Bay Company Fur Trade
2,864 wordsThe Canadian fur trade, which grew out of the fishing industry, began as a small business, but would expand and become not only the exploiter of a primary Canadian resource, but the industry around which the country of Canada itself developed. The fur trade started shortly after the discovery of the Grand Banks off the coast of Newfoundland. The fishermen who fished there were the first people who traded furs with the Indians; this trade was a secondary means of profit for the fishermen. Later t...
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Hudson Bay Company Rocky Mountains
781 wordsJohn McLoughlin was one of the most influential figures of the fur trade and settlement periods of Pacific Northwest history. Chief Factor of the Columbia District of the British Hudson's Bay Company, he reigned as a benevolent autocrat, befriended Americans, and eventually became an American citizen at Oregon City. He was born in Quebec in 1784 and trained as a physician near Montreal. He became a physician and traveled to the Northwest region in 1824 as a representative of the Hudson Bay Compa...
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Hudson Bay Company British Columbia
4,669 wordsIntroducing the Fort Billions of people in the past, and billions of people in the future to come, have had, or will have trading as a major transaction in their lives, either through a fort like Fort Langley or modernly through a cash register in town. It was an era when flag followed trade, and fur traders frequently acted as advance guards of the empire. The first British interests were sparked by the rich supply of sea otter pelts brought back by mariners working the Pacific coast about 1793...
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Hudson Bay Company Square Feet
3,154 wordsThe Hudson? S Bay Company INTRODUCTION The Hudson's Bay Company is the oldest incorporated merchandising company in the world. The Bay has remained in business in North America after its incorporation on May 2, 1670 by the Royal Charter. The official title of the company is, The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England trading into Hudson's Bay. This title is usually shortened to Hudson's Bay Company or, just the Bay. I was attracted to the Hudson's Bay Company because firstly, I am freque...
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