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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Lady Cat Gray
338 wordsOnce there was an old lady who had a cat. She was 83 years old and had found a beautiful gray and white cat. It had pretty silky fur and gold eyes. Its fur was long and soft. When she picked it up it would purr in her arms. After she cleaned it up and fed it she than named it. The old lady said I will name you "Mr. Gray" for you are gray. One night while the old lady was sleeping she saw a beautiful bright star, so she wished on it not knowing if it would come true. Oh pretty little star said th...
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Poem Progresses Rhyme Speaker
382 words(a / n ) - I understand this essay should be under poetry, yet I can not seem to get the computer to understand that my essay is more than one paragraph! ! ! ... help! ! ? ? ! ! ? ? ! ! ? ? please! ! Numerous facts are found in the course of analyzing Dogs Death by John Updike. Important information about the poem and the author can be discovered by closely examining key details. For example, where the narrator refers to certain characters as the children and states, my wife, it is revealed that...
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Hair Loss Body Hair
1,073 wordsElaine Morgans 1972 book The Descent of Woman contains eleven chapters that tell about the role of women in the evolution of humans. She begins the book by telling how humans were referred to as man and the pronoun he. She states how this can create images in you head of men, thus making women the afterthought and in conclusion n seem inferior. Morgans book doesnt make the woman seem more intelligent or more powerful just equal to him if not a little higher. She gives the impression that woman w...
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Things In Life F A O
1,239 wordsHow does one know that they do not live as well as someone else does? How does one know that they live in a slum? How does one know if they are poor? The answers to these questions are through learning and experiences. Learning may come from books, newspapers, magazines, or people. People can teach through their own experiences, from their own lives, through their own words. In The Lesson, Miss Moore teaches Sylvia and her friends through her own words and books, much to the kids displeasure. Sy...
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French And English Fur Trade
877 wordsThe North American Continent had vast amounts of natives scattered around it. The lives of the natives all changed with the arrival of the Europeans. The Spanish claimed South America, Mexico and the Southwest part of the US; the French claimed the Midwest part of the US and the northeast part of Canada; the British claimed the eastern part of the US and the rest of Canada. These invaders taking over their land for the most part, enraged the natives. The conflicts in the colonies would rage on w...
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Westward Expansion Legislative Assembly
433 words1. The British decided to pass the Quebec Act of 1774 to secure the loyalty of the Canadians to the British Crown in case of rebellions against them from the 13 Colonies. 2. The hoped to secure relations with the French, as a loyal Quebec could be used as a secure base for military operation. Guy Carleton, the Governor-General at the time, convinced the British Crown that the Quebec Act was imperative to securing Quebec and convincing to habitant's to aid Britain if a war broke out. 3. The Quebe...
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Seven Years War French And Indian War
1,118 wordsThough there are a lot of different reasons for starting a war, the main one is always the same: re-allotment of land and re-division of power and property, as political analysts say. It is for sure that there are many sub-reasons but almost all wars lead to the changes of borders. The war that lasted from 1754 to 1763 was called The French and Indian War and became the beginning of a great the Seven Years War between England and French. A lot of nations were involved in the war. The French and ...
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Paul Castellano John Gotti
488 wordsClenched Clenched Fist John Gotti Clenched Fist It was early evening on December 16, 1985. The sidewalks were jammed with people who had just flooded out of the many office buildings around East 46 th Street between Second and Third Avenue. Some rushed home from work, eager to get out of the wintry gloom; others were lured by the strings of brightly colored lights into the stores for some Christmas shopping. There in the midst of the mid-town bustle on 46 th was an elegant steakhouse called Spar...
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Fertile Soil B C
748 wordsWhile searching for an accessible route to transport furs to the Pacific, Europeans began exploring the B. C. Interior. In 1811 Scottish trader and explorer David Stuart of the Pacific Fur Company sailed to the junction of the Columbia and Okanagan rivers and built Fort Okanagan. He then travelled north to Thompson River and in so doing, established the Okanagan Valley trail that united the Upper Fraser and Lower Columbia sections. By 1824 the trail was dominated by the activities of the Hudson'...
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Catholic Church Middle Ages
1,167 wordsCorruption Within the Church The Catholic Church has long been a fixture in society. Throughout the ages, it has withstood wars and gone through many changes. It moved through a period of extreme popularity to a time when people regarded the Church with distrust and suspicion. The corrupt people within the church ruined the ideals Catholicism once stood for and the church lost much of its power. In the Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer primarily satirizes the corruptness of the clergy members t...
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Franz Kafka Traveling Salesman
714 wordsThe Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka, begins the story in the opening lines. The introduction gets the readers attention because of its plot movement and extreme details. This particular introduction, unlike most other works contains the climax to the story. This paper will show the importance of these introductory lines. When Gregor Same woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed into a monstrous vermin. This line greatly moves the plot, more so than any other line. It is...
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Primat Der Aussenpolitik Ist Fur Der Primat Der Aussenpolitik Ist Kehr
420 wordsDer Primat Der Aussenpolitik Ist Fur Die Der Primat Der Aussenpolitik Ist Fur Die Ideologies Des Deutschen National staats Des 19. Jahrhunderts Kehr? s collection of essays are united, as the title of the anthology suggests, by the theme of the primacy of domestic politics in Wilhelmine Germany. ? The thesis put forward by Kehr was that domestic political concerns regarding the conflict of the industrialised masses, the industrial middle classes and the agrarian East Elbian landowners were the d...
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Rite Of Passage Doe Season
1,213 wordsThesis: Doe Season Outline Thesis: Throughout Doe Season, David Kaplan uses symbolism to carry Andy through her rite of passage into womanhood. I. Andy is unknowing as she ventures out on a hunting trip with her father. A. She leaves at night and arrives at her destination early in the morning. B. She comments on the space between where she was and the moon. II. Andy is maturing slowly as the story progresses. A. Andy carries her own pack. B. She drinks coffee imitating her father (holding the c...
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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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Eating Meat Eat Meat
568 wordsGive and Take Where do you stand on the mistreatment of animals? Are you completely against hurting animals, so much so that you would never eat meat or use them for research to cure deadly human diseases? Animals are not objects that hold no rational thoughts. They are living beings, but when you look at the big picture, no one is willing to give up eating meat or risk loosing their child in place of an animal because animal research was outlawed. Since the beginning of man, it was thought that...
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Epic Poem Beowulf Share Distinct Similarities Grendel
917 wordsBobby Paikatt British Connections / Romance and Rebellion Honors/ AP/DC September 8, 1998 GRENDEL vs. BEOWULF Both in the novel Grendel, and the poem Beowulf, there are substantial differences between characters, and how they are depicted in each of the writings. The interpretation of a hero is always created and altered by the society in which the hero resides. For example, Saddam Hussein may be perceived as a monster in America but in his motherland, Iraq, he is a champion. In both writings, G...
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Part Of The United States Manifest Destiny
913 wordsTerritorial expansion is most likely one of the most important steps that America took in becoming a self-sufficient nation. During the first half of the nineteenth century America blossomed in all directions. Through this growth there were risks America took and sacrifices that it made. Manifest destiny was the catalyst to territorial expansion and did bring around problems. Sectionalism emerged within the nation but nationalism still held strong. Throughout the first half of the 19 th century ...
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Number Of Reasons Spirit World
1,406 wordsLike all Plains Indian nations, the Sioux tribe had to be skilled and equipped if they should have to got to war or into battle. The Sioux warriors had to be prepared and be able to hide well, fight courageously and complete the aim of their task e. g. stealing horses, claiming sacred land. So how warlike really were the Sioux? Sioux warriors were well armed. They fought with many weapons, all of which were made by themselves from any natural materials that they could find. They used lances to f...
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Polar Bear Northern Hemisphere
1,018 wordsThere are eight different species of bears found throughout the world: the spectacled bear, the Asiatic black bear, the brown bear (including grizzlies), the polar bear, the sun bear, the American black bear, the sloth bear and the giant panda. Even though most people can distinguish a polar bear from a brown bear by the color of the fur, a lot of people fail to identify all the differences among those two species. Both bears can be perceived as large, clumsy and lumbering beasts with heavily bu...
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