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  • French Colony In New France
    877 words
    Trapping is a very important issue, which is connected to many other larger issues. For instance, trapping lies at the heart of the First Nation's distinct society issue. Before I talk about the present, however, I would like to discuss whether trapping should have been illegal when Canada was first being settled in the 17th and 18th centuries. When the first explorers came to the new world, it was regarded as a huge slab of worthless rock standing between Europe and the riches of the Orient. Th...
  • Europeans And The Indians
    950 words
    During the 16th and 17th centuries, when the Europeans started to come over to the new world, they discovered a society of Indians that was strikingly different to their own. To understand how different, one must first compare and contrast some of the very important differences between them, such as how the Europeans considered the Indians to be extremely primitive and basic, while, considering themselves civilized. The Europeans considered that they were model societies, and they thought that t...
  • American Fur Trade Company
    1,492 words
    Caroline Phelps provides an insightful look into the changing face of America including: The changing American economy, the prominence of the American Fur Company, and a shift in white and Indian relations. The years of Caroline Phelps' life are some of the most significant years of our countries existence. There were many revolutionary modifications to our country and through this journal we can get a clear perspective of life in the mid 1800's. We pick up with Caroline Phelps' Life on March se...
  • Main Difference Between Jamestown And Plymouth
    387 words
    Jamestown and Plymouth Plantation The beginning of colonization was very difficult for the early settlers in the New World. Disease, starvation, greed, and aggressive Native Americans were factors that lead to the end of many colonization attempts in the Americas. The first two successes were Jamestown and Plymouth Plantation. There were many differences between the two, such as the type of local government established, the kind of relationships maintained with the local natives and the way they...
  • Furious Fur Trading Fort Langley
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    Introducing 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...
  • Indians And The Europeans
    2,590 words
    The Indians were the main focus of the history of New France, and influenced the Europeans in the period before 1663. The Indians, being numerous compared with the Europeans, came into frequent contact with them. The Indians and Europeans traded items with one another, which led to various events and actions that contributed greatly to the history of New France. The Europeans who arrived after the Indians had already settled were exposed to the native people's way of life, from which techniques ...
  • Indian And Spanish Relationship
    1,840 words
    In this book, Taylor, and exceptional history writer, is trying to convey numerous facts that the community is suppose to comprehend. By utilizing these facts, one can broaden its knowledge on past historical events. A historical event that relates to the topic would include the Norse, because they were technologically more advance than most countries at that time and proceeded to set the trend for many other countries. The first newcomers to America besides the Indians were the Norse, who proce...
  • Trade With The West Many Chinese
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    How far did the replacement of the East India Company following the Mutiny of 1857 improve the way India was governed in the second half of the nineteenth century? Looking at how the Indians lives changed and the way it was governed in the second half of the nineteenth century, one sees many benefits. Before the mutiny, many princes ruled their portion of India. Now, India was united as a country and there was more nationalism, therefore less quarrels and small battles. The improvement in the go...
  • Manteo Turns On The English
    321 words
    Much conflict in Roanoke was going on. It first started when Manteo and Wanchese went on a journey to England. When the English came to Roanoke, they tried to trade, but it did not go as planned. The most important event that caused conflict was the disease English men brought over; the Indians were not immune to it. Manteo and Wanchese make a long voyage over the Atlantic Ocean to England. Presently, the English are taking two brave Indians selected by chief Winging. During their stay, Wanchese...
  • French And The Dutch Efforts On Colonization
    789 words
    Even though the French and the Dutch arrived in North America almost seventy years apart, (the French in 1541 and the Dutch in 1609) their colonization efforts and relations with the Native Americans were similar. Both countries came to North America to establish permanent settlements. In doing this, both France and The Netherlands became very involved in the fur trade, which meant becoming very involved with the Native Americans. After comparing and contrasting France and The Netherlands in the...
  • Indians Like The Europeans
    919 words
    As in every society, constituents find themselves as a direct product of their economic environments; one must note the contrasting dependence levels and schemes of value between the European colonists and the Indians, during the 1600's. As Indians began to witness European colonists come to America, at a more consistent rate, and begin settling nearer to them, trading goods was more frequent and created revolutionary "economic dynamics" in the new world. The Indian way of life went untouched fo...

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