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  • Leader Of The Metis
    551 words
    The Metis were partly french and partly indian. Their leader was called Louis riel. Following the Union of the Hudson's Bay Company and the NorthWest 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 among Meti...
  • Hudson River School Artists
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    America's first well-known school of painting-the Hudson River School-appeared in 1820. As with music and literature, this development was delayed until artists perceived that the New World offered subjects unique to itself; in this case the westward expansion of settlement brought the transcendent beauty of frontier landscapes to painters' attention. Hudson River School was a school of landscape painting related to Romanticism. The school got its name because the artists in this group first bec...
  • Pcbs In Hudson River Water
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    The Hudson River and PCB Pollution The Hudson River is a body of water that stretches for 315 miles from the Adirondack Mountains to the Battery in Manhattan, reaching its deepest point of 216 feet in the Highlands near Constitution Island and West Point and reaches its widest point of 3 miles across at Have straw. This river is one of the most beautiful and scenic of the Tri-State area. Unfortunately, it happens to be New Yorks most polluted river. The river has been influenced upon since the e...
  • Pcbs In The Upper Hudson River
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    The Hudson River is 315 miles long from the Adirondack Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. This river was founded in 1606 by a man name Henry Hudson. In the 1620's, the Dutch settled this river. Soldiers also used it as a highway during the American Revolution. Humans have used this river for approximately 400 years already. The river has been used for travel, food, recreation, and as a waste dump purposes since its discovery. The Hudson River consists of three parts, the upper stream, middle river...
  • Difference Between Rock Hudson And Roy Fitzgerald
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    While the Hollywood film industry faced a decline from 1946-1960, Rock Hudson's star was on the rise. In fact, by 1958, he had arrived. From then, until 1965 Rock Hudson was Hollywood's golden boy. In 1959 The Hollywood Foreign Press declared Rock Hudson 'the worlds most favorite male star' ("Rock Hudson" 19). In the next five years, Rock would receive this honor four more times. It wasn't just the Hollywood Foreign Press that appreciated Rock, in one interview Rock accredited his fans for recog...
  • Hudson River School Artist
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    The Hudson River School By: David DiRenzoAP American History Block 2 The Hudson River school represents the first native genre of distinctly American art. The school began to produce art works in the early 1820's; comprised of a group of loosely organized painters who took as their subject the unique naturalness of the undeveloped American continent, starting with the Hudson River region in New York, but eventually extending through space and time all the way to California and the 1870's. During...
  • Bay And Zellers Faces
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    Today Hudson Bay Company is at an uphill battle in Canada's Department store war. Although Hudson Bay may be the oldest it is no longer fit to dominate the market like it used to. Hudson Bay has dated back to 1670 with fur trading company then branched out. Three centuries HBC (Hudson Bay Company) is Canada's largest department store retailer. Today HBC operated under 3 banners: The Bay, Zellers, and Home Outfitters. 2002 the revenue of HBC for that year was the same as the year before. Net earn...
  • Hudson's Bay Company Fur
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    The 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...
  • Their Rivals The Hudson's Bay Company
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    Q: Compare the advantages and disadvantages of the rival fur trade systems used the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company by 1820. In developing an answer to this question firstly it must be asked as to why there were two companies in the first instance. If any one company such as the Hudson's Bay Company was in fact the most effective and had the most efficient methods then there would have been little room for the creation of another, rival company. The main reason for the hunting of...
  • Events The Hudson Valley Changes
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    In "Nobody's Fool" and "The Last of the Mohicans", the Hudson Valley's presence is very prominent, though the way it is offered is very different. In Richard Russo's "Nobody's Fool", change and the dysfunctional family are very visible. The Hudson Valley is very present in both "Nobody's Fool" and "The Last of the Mohicans". In "Nobody's Fool", the Hudson Valley does not physically change but is representative of how many communities are in the Hudson Valley and the people that make them up. You...
  • Hudson River School Style Paintings
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    Picture- The Beeches by Asher B. Durand This work shows impeccably drawn beech and basswood trees. It was painted for a New York collector by the name of Abraham M. Cozens who was then a member of the executive committee of the American Art-Union. The painting shows a new trend in the work of the Hudson River School. It depicts a scene showing a tranquil mood. Durand was influenced by the work of the English landscape painter John Constable, whose vertical formats and truth to nature he absorbed...

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