Essays Tagged: "Fur trade"

The effects on the Native peoples from the introduction of the commertial fur trade into Canada

An essay describing the effects of the fur trade on the Native peoples of Canada Excellent.EssayThe trapping of beavers for their fur had a ... heir fur had always been an integral part of native culture. The introduction of the profit-seeking fur trade caused drastic changes in the native way of life. These changes ultimately concluded with ... ion of an enormous part of native culture. It can be said that, "The introduction of the commercial fur trade into the area now known as Canada, sounded the death knell for the native peoples culture. ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Metis people and the fur trade in the north(Northern Canada)

Metis People and the Fur TradeEuropean Fur Trade:Three factors led to the development of large-scale fur trading within t ... -scale fur trading within the Metis communities of the North. The first was the bountiful supply of furs in North America. The Canadian Shield and the Mackenzie Delta were the greatest fur areas in th ... zie Delta were the greatest fur areas in the world as its environment was an ideal habitat for many fur-bearing animals. Cold winters meant that the animals had a thick rich coat through most of the y ...

(12 pages) 188 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Mistissini History and Culture

i's actual location was just a summer encampment due to the establishment of the Hudson Bay Company fur trading post on sight. The North West Company and other fur traders were also in the vicinity an ... est Company and other fur traders were also in the vicinity and can be considered contenders in the fur trade with the Hudson Bay Company in those days.Apart from Mistissini Crees there were neighbour ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The results of the introduction of the commertial fur trade into Canada

An essay describing the effects of the fur trade on the Native peoples of Canada Excellent.EssayThe trapping of beavers for their fur had a ... heir fur had always been an integral part of native culture. The introduction of the profit-seeking fur trade caused drastic changes in the native way of life. These changes ultimately concluded with ... ion of an enormous part of native culture. It can be said that, "The introduction of the commercial fur trade into the area now known as Canada, sounded the death knell for the native peoples culture. ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Commercial Fish Stock in Trouble North Pacific Sockeye Salmon

0, cured salmon and other fish were exported, and thesalmon industry soon eclipsed the value of the fur trade. The industry shifted from the export of salted fishto large-scale canning of Pacific salm ... t the month of August.The effects of these adverse temperature changes on the sockeye stock will be further discussed when thepotential impacts of global warming on the sockeye stock are examine..Addi ...

(10 pages) 124 0 3.5 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The results of the introduction of the commertial fur trade into Canada

An essay describing the effects of the fur trade on the Native peoples of Canada Excellent.EssayThe trapping of beavers for their fur had a ... heir fur had always been an integral part of native culture. The introduction of the profit-seeking fur trade caused drastic changes in the native way of life. These changes ultimately concluded with ... ion of an enormous part of native culture. It can be said that, "The introduction of the commercial fur trade into the area now known as Canada, sounded the death knell for the native peoples culture. ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

An essay that describes the 'coureurs de bois' (wood runners) very in-depthly and also at the same time briefly!

When the fur trade first began, First Nations and Inuit people brought the furs to the trading posts. They wo ... rst Nations and Inuit people brought the furs to the trading posts. They would arrive by canoe. The furs would be unloaded and traded for goods such as muskets (A type of gun used hundreds of years ag ... t was not long before some of the men at the trading posts decided they would go inland and get the fur themselves. These were the people known as the coureurs de bois ([French for 'runner of the wood ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Natives during the Fur-trade, what influences the Natives had towards the fur trade.

Natives Role During the Fur TradeThe Natives were a crucial part of the French Fur trade. They showed it with the knowle ... ey were natural hunters and they were very resourceful in terms of the climate and landscape of the fur trade. If not for the Native involvement in the Fur trade the French could have lasted long enou ... e the French could have lasted long enough in New France to develop an economically stable trade of furs. This paper will argue that the French fur trade could not have survived without the assistance ...

(4 pages) 76 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Impact of Colonization in America.

tence developed between the French and the Algonquin and Iroquois tribes, which revolved around the fur trade in New France. Numerous French leaders established political relations with the two tribes ... ns with the two tribes; however, as the French and Iroquois nation each vied for supremacy over the fur trade, relations between the two rapidly deteriorated, and an even stronger bond formed between ...

(2 pages) 74 2 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a brief history of Fort Laramie in Wyoming.

ound and go home. But most made the decision to push ahead.The fort had humble beginnings. In 1834, fur trader William Sublette built a wooden fortification here and called it Ft. William. There was n ... . He offered alcohol and tobacco in return for buffalo robes.The fort was soon sold to the American Fur Company; they rebuilt it as an adobe structure in 1841 as Fort John, or in full Fort John-on-the ...

(2 pages) 39 1 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Historians have traditionally labeled the period after the War of 1812 the 'Era of good Feelings.' Evaluate the accuracy ofof this label, considering the emergence of nationalism and sectionalism."

ch were in disposition to cede to American petitions. The United States wanted to have control over fur trade and other riches. Finally, President Madison had to hear many petitions and asked congress ...

(6 pages) 114 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Negative Impact

y negative impact on Canadians in British North America. By bringing over disease, introducing the fur trade, and beginning religious conversion, the Europeans created this ultimately negative impact ... ve). This led to an even greater dependence on European goods which were sometimes not available. Furthermore, the disease remained in British North America, not only creating a problem for both Can ...

(4 pages) 37 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How the industrial and economic differences of the north and south helped cause the Civil War

ortunity for large plantations, and therefore much of the economy was based on textiles, lumber and fur trade. This reliability on industry put a high demand on tariffs , which would protect the manuf ...

(8 pages) 84 2 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Essay comparing the effects of the economic models implemented during the colonization of Jamaica and Canada.

on the sugar plantations that were developed by the British. Canada's early economy depended on the fur trade. The outcome of these past economic models continues to impact everyday life in these coun ... ans, this is an easy way to get rich fast.The Canadian economy was heavily reliant on trade and the fur trade is often considered to be the most important factor in the population of Canada. In Europe ...

(6 pages) 42 0 4.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Animal Rights Protests

Compassion Over Killing (COK), an animalrights civil disobedience group, will be picketing Miller's Furs,their enemy in the fight against fur. These impassioned activists seethe fur trade as nothing l ... protests and demonstrations isjust one way that the animal rights movement has mobilized to end thefur trade. The larger animal rights organizations have conductedattention grabbing media blitzes wit ...

(7 pages) 103 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Lenape Indians

not share that same consciousness and ended up devastating the Lenapes' culture by introducing the fur trade, diseases, and assimilation tactics.If the destruction of the Lenapes' way of life could b ... ction of the Lenapes' way of life could be blamed on one thing, it would be the introduction of the fur trade. Dutch explorer, Henry Hudson, was sent out to find a new passage to the Orient. Instead, ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Boys And Girls" -images essay

The fur trade is lively, the winter is bitter cold, and it's normal to slaughter animals in the basement ... e burns, and because of this harsh weather, Alice Munro describes the coating of the animal's thick fur. In "Boys and Girls," where there is luscious fur to be found, there is a fur trader as well.It ... Girls," where there is luscious fur to be found, there is a fur trader as well.It was custom of the fur traders in Canada to kill foxes for the purpose of selling the fur. The "naked, slippery bodies" ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lenape Indians

ss, which resulted in the Europeans devastating the Lenapes' way of life by introducing them to the fur trade, diseases, and assimilation tactics. Their lives were about to change forever.The destroyi ... troying of the Lenapes' way of life 300 years ago could surely be blamed on the introduction of the fur trade. Henry Hudson, famous Dutch explorer, was sent out to locate a new route to the Orient. In ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.5 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bacons

e. In addition to not letting Bacon join the council, Berkeley, also refused to let Bacon in on the fur trade with the natives. These events, by themselves, may seem small and unimportant, yet, the cu ...

(1 pages) 459 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Assimilation or accommodation

North America. The Seven Years' War was for the possession of the Ohio Valley. A valley rich in the fur trade industry and land good for future settlement. Britain's newly conquered country would now ... ave no defense and can not even speak the English language. The French no longer had control of the fur trade, they lost their market to the English and could no longer compete to the full extent as t ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith