Essays Tagged: "furs"

instructions for how to cast a fly fishing rod

it does'nt scare the fish( around 9 foot of clear line ) and a few flies ( lures made from winding furs, feathers, glitter and other things around a hook ).Fly fishing is different to other types of ...

(2 pages) 62 1 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

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

-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 ... animals had a thick rich coat through most of the year.The second factor was the growing demand for furs in Europe. Initially, furs were wanted for the manufacture of garments, either as a basic mater ...

(12 pages) 188 0 4.1 Apr/2002

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

About Establishing With Aboriginal Communities and Fishing Rights In New France! Very Detailed!

fit slowly began to fall. After encounters with aboriginal groups, the men began to notice the rare furs that they wore and had possession of, the beaver was one of the furs greatly in demand due to e ... e of the furs greatly in demand due to endangerment. The merchants began to organize trades for the furs that were skillfully prepared and easy to work with, the cost of employment was lessened and th ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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 would arrive by canoe. The furs would be unloaded and traded for goo ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Explore the methods Williams uses to create dramatic tension for an audience in 'A Streetcar Named Desire'.

When Stella cries, "Don't be such an idiot, Stanley", he becomes even more enraged, "[he hurls the furs to the daybed]" and "[he kicks the trunk]". Tension is created here and, as an audience, we sen ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

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

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 ... to.The Natives were used to the harsh climate and many Europeans died without the aid of Native furs to provide warmth during the winters. Without the introduction of snowshoes the traders would n ...

(4 pages) 76 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The evolution of retailing in Canada.

natives using the barter system. Barter system is trading of goods and/ or services. Natives traded furs, canoes, snowshoes, tobacco, and moccasins in return.After 1600, British and French crossed the ... ercantilism was resisted by the settlers. A group of independent French traders then began to trade furs making profit for themselves. They are called coureurs de bois, they travel everywhere, traded ...

(3 pages) 54 1 3.7 Oct/2003

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

History of the animal rights Group

lly concerned with the use of animals for medical and cosmetics testing, the killing of animals for furs, hunting for pleasure, and the raising of livestock in restrictive or inhumane quarters, so-cal ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Brief history of the War between Muslims and Christians in the Philippines

inly commercial and intellectual. They trade slaves and northern products such as honey, amber, and furs. Muslim wanted slaves but Christian teaching forbid Christians to enslave other Christians and ...

(4 pages) 30 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Similarities between the Presidencies of Jefferson and Jackson

ther. Whereas the Massachusetts Bay Colony became a large seaport, Pennsylvania profited by trading furs. The three primary regions of the east coast colonies also became distinct, and adjacent coloni ...

(3 pages) 25 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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 ... horsand talk of a yearly "crop of fur" that must be "harvested." MannyMiller, the owner of Miller's Furs, refused to describe his businessin terms of the individual animals; "I don't sell animals. I s ...

(7 pages) 103 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Gold Standard and Foreign Exchange-WIU

en determined by demand but the question remains, how do you equate a cask of wine with a number of furs or a bolt of fabric? These were issues early traders encountered. In most cases bartering worke ...

(4 pages) 162 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Compare and Contrast Spanish and British Colonies

ly focused on finding precious metal like silver. Their British counterparts focused on cash crops, furs, and timber. The bulk of the resources was then shipped back to their countries and turned into ...

(1 pages) 25 2 1.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Black Hawk

American name Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, which means "Black Sparrow Hawk"�. His tribe traded furs for weapons and supplies from the French and Spanish. He heard news from them, and it was here ...

(2 pages) 633 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Archetypes in Raising Arizona

of the story, or the biker "of the apocalypse." The outfit he wears is tired and worn. It contains furs and leathers off all sorts of animals, and a hawk skull is worn around his neck. Along with the ...

(2 pages) 658 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

French Coming to the New World

Fur trading, it was very simple to kill an animal and skin it. They could eat the meat and sell the furs back home. This is why the French decided to travel to the New World. After all wouldn't you?

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Commercial trade

olive oil, but arctic fox do not live in Italy and olive trees do not grow in Canada, then trade of furs for oil may be mutually beneficial for Italians and Canadians,(although, perhaps not for foxes ...

(27 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

'Homelanding' by Margaret Atwood

ust have made quite some assumptions of the aliens: They know what countries, arms, legs, seaweeds, furs, lizards, muscle tissues, communities, mirrors …are. In fact, they don’t even refer t ...

(2 pages) 4111 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers