The Fur Trade

Animal Rights
Animal Rights
Animal Rights Isn't man an amazing animal? He kills wildlife--birds, kangaroos, deer, all kinds of cats, coyotes, groundhogs, mice, foxes and dingoes--by the million in order to protect his domestic animals and their feed. Then he kills domestic animals by the billion and eats them. This in turn kills man by the million, because eating all those animals leads to degenerative--and fatal--health conditions like heart disease, kidney disease, and cancer. So then man tortures and kills millions mor
Predators and Ecosystem Management
Predators and Ecosystem Management
Predators and Ecosystem Management Natural Resources Management 01/29/97 Predators have an everlasting effect on different kinds of ecosystems. They influence there ecosystems by controlling the abundance of lower species certain habitats. In this article, “Predators and Ecosystem Management” by (James A. Estes). He explains results of case studies that indicate important ecological roles for predators in a huge coastal ecosystem. The main challenge in this article is to determine if there are r
The Metis
The Metis
The Metis The Metis were partly french and partly indian. Their leader was called Louis riel. Following the Union of the Hudsons 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
Crime and the Black Market in Modern Day China
Crime and the Black Market in Modern Day China
Crime and the Black Market in Modern Day China With a population of approximately 1,203,097,268 people , China, who has the world's largest population, also has the world's fastest growing black market and crime problem. In China, crime rates have been climbing an estimated 10 percent a year since the early 1980s . China is a country that is currently experiencing both political and economic instability. Economic reforms that have been put in place by the government have only widened the income
Henry David Thoreau was a rebel Walden can be seen as an account of hi
Henry David Thoreau was a rebel Walden can be seen as an account of hi
Henry David Thoreau was a rebel. Walden can be seen as an account of his rebellion. By the 1840's, life had changed throughout New England, even in the heart of America's rebellion, Concord, Massachusetts. Thoreau wrote that I have traveled a good deal in Concord (Krutch 108). He knew what he saw there, and what he saw, he began to despise. The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation (111). In 1775, ordinary men had dared to take up arms of rebellion and strike a blow for independence a
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Introduction Literature offers a strong and passionate voice for the p
Introduction Literature offers a strong and passionate voice for the p
Introduction: Literature offers a strong and passionate voice for the past. The literature of the Native Canadian is a voice we, the people of Canada, can no longer ignore. There is little to be gained by dwelling on the past. Nevertheless, there is much to be realized by accepting what has passed, with all of its mistakes and dust we might otherwise wish to hide under the carpets. English literature, since at least the sixteenth century, has a firm grounding in Canadian history. As a white Ang
The Indians were the main focus of the history of New France and
The Indians were the main focus of the history of New France and
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On July 4 1776 the United States of America declared its independence
On July 4 1776 the United States of America declared its independence
On July 4, 1776 the United States of America declared its independence from its mother country Great Britain. This feeling of independence was one that the colonists had never felt before, and didn’t want to lose. From 1776-1781 the new states disputed over how they would run their new country without losing to much of their own state’s powers. Eventually they agreed on a government with little federal power called The Articles of Confederation. Even though the Articles of Confederation brought
Samuel de Champlain
Samuel de Champlain
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The Exploitation and Demise of a World The Destruction of the Native A
The Exploitation and Demise of a World The Destruction of the Native A
The Exploitation and Demise of a World: The Destruction of the Native American Civilization Through US Expansion. The history of the expansion of the American frontier has been one mired in controversy. Historians, such as Frederick Turner, have always referred to American expansion and the Western frontier as the settlement of an untamed wilderness. This view, however, is false. Long before Columbus even reached the “New World” a vast civilization, comparable to that of Europe, had established
The Opportunity
The Opportunity
The Opportunity As stuffed animals (plush toys) are found in many households, whether it be due to a younger child or for female adolescents, the co-owners of Fuzzlez has realized that the market may desire a plush toy because of a recent trend. Uniqueness is becoming a new fashion, targeting their main audience of young children. The style is unique/distinctive in the sense that the market is beginning to use an item/product to express their own personality, lifestyle, mood, etc. Fuzzlez create
Continental Congress
Continental Congress
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American Painting and sculpture
American Painting and sculpture
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Lenape Indians
Lenape Indians
Lenape Indians The Lenape or Delaware Indians lived in the North East region of North America, including parts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and northern Delaware. They are a peace loving people with a very interesting religion. Men and women contribute to the tribe in their own ways. The Lenape grew squash beans and corn. They hunted a large variety of animals. They also built small canoes that were used to fish from. They would then cook over an open fire. Lenape lived in homes called
Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson won approval from Congress for a visionary project that was to become one of American history's greatest adventure stories. Jefferson wanted to know if Americans could journey overland to the Pacific Ocean following two rivers, the Missouri and the Columbia, which flow east and west from the Rocky Mountains. If the sources of the two rivers were nearby, Jefferson reasoned that American traders would have a superior transportation route to help t
SOS
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SOS Hi everyone is this thing on? yeah well um i'm here to talk to you about empowerment don't worry i'm not going to stay up here and be like hey it's all in the way you think and if you see the prize with your eyes you can have, that's not all i'm here to say it's half of it but not all of it what i'm here to say is to empower you people to say your not only one person but a human being if your not following me right now it's okay you eventually will my name is Favio Garcia and at 15 i've lear
One Raindrop Rasies The Sea
One Raindrop Rasies The Sea
One Raindrop Rasies The Sea My outside reading book was Nimitz Class and this is a book that can be easily identified with as it has many features that are appearent to everyday lives. These things that make it easily identifiable are the multitude of character's different personalities, the numerous situations, and the varying levels of relationships these characters have with each other. Each man is created equal or somthing like that was said way back then in 1776 and in Nimitz Class every m
North American Aboriginal ReportCree Tribe
North American Aboriginal ReportCree Tribe
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The word privateer conjures a romantic image in the minds of most Am
The word privateer conjures a romantic image in the minds of most Am
The word privateer conjures a romantic image in the minds of most Americans. Tales of battle and bounty pervade the folklore of privateering, which has become a cherished, if often overlooked part of our shared heritage. Legends were forged during the battle for American independence, and these men were understandably glorified as part of the formation of our national identity. The fact of the matter is that the vast majority of these men were common opportunists, if noteworthy naval warriors.
Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark Meriwether Lewis, Lewis was a United States explorer and administrator. Lewis and William Clark led an expedition to explore uncharted lands in America from 1804 to 1806. They traveled several thousand miles from St. Louis to Pacific Ocean and back. Lewis was born near Charlottesville, Virginia. In 1794 he joined a local militia to put down the Whiskey Rebellion, after that he joined the regular army. He became President Thomas Jefferson’s private secretary from 1801 to 1803. Af
Changes to Upper and Lower Canada 1815-1838
Changes to Upper and Lower Canada 1815-1838
Changes to Upper and Lower Canada: 1815-1838 Population Explosion (A) Lower Canada · Population increase caused by high birthrate (B) Upper Canada · Settlers from Great Britain came to escape the Industrial revolution, also referred to as The great Migration. · US Loyalists left The Timber Trade (A) Uses for trees · Timber was always wanted for building · Potash (tree ashes) was used for soap and glass The End of Competition in the Fur Trade · Hudson's Bay Company and North West Company uni
Captain Robert Gray
Captain Robert Gray
Captain Robert Gray Captain Robert Gray, a Yankee trader, was born in Rhode Island in 1755. In his early twenties he served in the navy during the Revolutionary War, probably aboard a privateer. After the war he continued his career at sea, sailing in the service of a group of Boston merchants. In 1787 he was commissioned by Boston merchants, along with Captain John Kendrick to sail up the Northwest coast to trade for furs and exchange the furs for goods from China. In doing so, he became the f
Early Crime In Saginaw
Early Crime In Saginaw
Early Crime In Saginaw Crime has always been a problem in Saginaw. Since the early days, Saginaw has been plagued with everything from speeding motorists, and petty theft to murder, gangs, bootlegging, and kidnapping. Despite many efforts by law enforcement through the years, it continues to be a problem today. The first crime that Saginaw witnessed was in 1841, a fur trader named William Mcdonald hired a group of sailors to unload some of his cargo. One of the sailors, Willard Bunnel found a s
Lafayette County is situated in the portion of Mississippi occupied by
Lafayette County is situated in the portion of Mississippi occupied by
Lafayette County is situated in the portion of Mississippi occupied by the Chickasaw Indians upon the arrival of the first Europeagns. The Chickasaws, along with their cousins, the Choctaws, were the principal Mississippi tribes subjected to a series of r emoval attempts by the United States government, designed to bring about a clearance of valuable tribal-owned lands which were eagerly sought by increasing numbers of immigrant families. Lafayette County was one of the twelve original Mississi
Coral reefs are found mostly in warm shallow and tropical seas because
Coral reefs are found mostly in warm shallow and tropical seas because
Coral reefs are found mostly in warm, shallow, and tropical seas, because the reef-forming corals cannot live in water colder than 65 °F (18 °C). Reefs abound throughout the South Pacific, in the East Indies and the Indian Ocean to Sri Lanka, and around Madagascar on the southeastern African coast. They also form along the tropical eastern coast of Brazil, through the West Indies, along the Florida coast, and at Bermuda. There are three types of coral reefs: (1) fringing reefs; (2) barrier reef
The Northern Elephant Seal may be strange and funny-looking but their
The Northern Elephant Seal may be strange and funny-looking but their
The Northern Elephant Seal may be strange and funny-looking, but their society is amazing. In the past few decades, efforts have been made to combat their dwindling numbers, while leaving them in their natural habitat, on the California coast. In order to learn how to foster their population, scientists have studied their way of life, and their population. What is particularly characteristic about elephant seals is the difference between their genders; they are significantly sexually dimorphic
Germany had its own unique way of life and it had a big impact on othe
Germany had its own unique way of life and it had a big impact on othe
Germany had its own unique way of life and it had a big impact on other cultures. One influence Germany had on other cultures was its food. Sausage, baked goods, and beer seem to be the most indigenous food. Most of the sausages can be eaten hot or cold such as the frankfurter. A few of the sausages, such as Bratwurst, must be cooked and a few--Schlachtwurst and Touristenwurst--eaten only when cold. Bratwurst was a pork sausage, usually cooked over an open fire. Schlachtwurst literally means “s
OVERVIEW2
OVERVIEW2
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Coast Salish People
Coast Salish People
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Sea cucumbers in the Galapagos are being fished out illegally in spite
Sea cucumbers in the Galapagos are being fished out illegally in spite
Sea cucumbers in the Galapagos are being fished out illegally in spite of a four-year ban that is unsuccessfully enforced by the Ecuadorian government. Most sea cucumbers are dried and exported to Taiwan and Hong Kong. The waters off of mainland Ecuador have already been stripped of commercially valuable sea cucumbers. The controversy in the Galapagos involves the inability to sustain sea cucumber harvesting, and that the removal of millions of sea cucumbers will have detrimental effects on the
The Proboscis Monkey
The Proboscis Monkey
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LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION Little was known about western America when
LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION Little was known about western America when
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Many peoples have contributed to the development of the United States
Many peoples have contributed to the development of the United States
Many peoples have contributed to the development of the United States of America, a vast nation that arose from a scattering of British colonial outposts in the New World. The first humans to inhabit the North American continent were migrants from northeast Asia who established settlements in North America as early as 8000 BC and possibly much earlier (see NORTH AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY). By about AD 1500 the native peoples of the areas north of the Rio Grande had developed a variety of different c
In this Essay I will point out the different causes that led up to the
In this Essay I will point out the different causes that led up to the
In this Essay I will point out the different causes that led up to the American Revolution. The main three reasons are Political, Economic and Social Causes. In my opinion of the American Revolution the Political reason was the most important, because for the most part the colonists did not agree that the Parliament had the right to make laws for American colonists and to tax them when the colonists had no elected representatives in the Parliament. The Economic causes of the Revolution are secon
Nevada
Nevada
Nevada Alan Gray Table Of Contents 1) Table Of Contents 2) State Flag 3) Facts a) Seal b) Motto c) State Symbols 4) History a) Capital b) Year of Entry 5) Major Industries 6) Population 7) System of Government 8) Wildlife and Environment 9) Tourist Traps 10) Vacation Plan 2 3 State Seal- State Motto- All For Our Country State Tree- Single-Leaf Pinion and Bristlecone Pine State Flower- Sagebrush State Animal- Desert Bighorn Sheep State Colors- Silver and Blue State Song- “Home Means Nevada” Lyric
Poaching
Poaching
Poaching Oratory “We are pushing a hundred species a day, four species an hour, into evolutionary oblivion,” says Richard Swift. In one month 3,000 species will be gone. These animals are butchered for their skin, feathers, tusks and internal organs, or taken as cage pets. These animals, once in abundance are killed in mass numbers and are becoming extinct or endangered at an alarming rate. This devastating loss to the eco-system could threaten the existence of human beings, and ironically we ar
Lewis and Clark Adventurers into the Unknown West
Lewis and Clark Adventurers into the Unknown West
Lewis and Clark: Adventurers into the Unknown West Roshan Patel Mrs. Boone English 8-AL 19, April, 1999 On May 21, 1804, the history of America would be altered once again. A group of men led by Lewis and Clark would embark on a mission to explore the west, unseen by white men. Thomas Jefferson organized an expedition that would explore the western region of America, try to find a water source running to the Pacific, and build the gateway for western expansion. The explorers traveled up the wide
Animal Rights
Animal Rights
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Cheetahs
Cheetahs
Cheetahs For my vertebrate animal I chose the Cheetah. The Cheetah or Acinonyx Jubatus is an endangered species. They were once found throughout Africa and Asia, but are now only scattered throughout Eastern Africa and a small region of Southwestern Africa. Cheetahs are threatened by increasing loss of habitat, decline in prey, and increased poaching for fur trade. The Cheetah has a tawny coarse coat with round black spots or “tear stripes” from the corner of the eyes down to the sides of th
Fur Traders
Fur Traders
Fur Traders 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 th
Here we go
Here we go
here we go American Revolution In this Essay I will point out the different causes that led up to the American Revolution. The main three reasons are Political, Economic and Social Causes. In my opinion of the American Revolution the Political reason was the most important, because for the most part the colonists did not agree that the Parliament had the right to make laws for American colonists and to tax them when the colonists had no elected representatives in the Parliament. The Economic cau
Crime and the Black Market in Modern Day China
Crime and the Black Market in Modern Day China
Crime and the Black Market in Modern Day China With a population of approximately 1,203,097,268 people , China, who has the world's largest population, also has the world's fastest growing black market and crime problem. In China, crime rates have been climbing an estimated 10 percent a year since the early 1980s . China is a country that is currently experiencing both political and economic instability. Economic reforms that have been put in place by the government have only widened the income
Willamette Falls
Willamette Falls
Willamette Falls Willamette Falls have been a focal point of the Willamette valley heritage. Throughout time these falls have played a key roll in the development of the area. Long passed are the days of the Molalla Indian fishermen. It is now the center of a very industrialised thriving city. In this paper I will take a look into how this transition took place and what made this area such a special place to all those that have come into contact with it. The Willamette Falls are a three hundred
Animal Rights Protests Is Radical Chic Still In Style
Animal Rights Protests Is Radical Chic Still In Style
Animal Rights Protests: Is Radical Chic Still In Style? Over the past fifteen years a powerfully charged drama has unfolded in New York's Broadway venues and spread to the opera houses and ballet productions of major cities across the country. Its characters include angry college students, aging rock stars, flamboyant B-movie queens, society matrons, and sophisticated fashion designers. You can't buy tickets for this production, but you might catch a glimpse of it while driving in Bethesda on pa
Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail
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THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION
THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION
THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION Quite possibly one of the most important purchases in the history of The United States was the one in which Thomas Jefferson enabled the size of the country to double. The territory was the Louisiana Territory, the 820,000 square mile piece of land was bought for 15 million dollars which equaled out to about three cents an acre. The United States originally only wanted to buy the port of New Orleans. Thomas Jefferson wanted to buy this because there was a risk that
The Theory of Property
The Theory of Property
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The Theme of Isolation in Various Literature
The Theme of Isolation in Various Literature
The Theme of Isolation in Various Literature In this essay all of the literature I have chosen will have to do with isolation. {1} When people have been isolated they don't see other people for a long time and this can lead to make a person stronger or make them weaker. In a live and death situation in can give them the extra will to live that you didn't have before. It can make him stronger and become his ally or it can beat him. When you are alone it makes you think about things that you never
Proclamation Act of 1763
Proclamation Act of 1763
Proclamation Act of 1763 The Proclamation Act of 1763 was a major change for both the English and the French. For the English, they wanted to assimilate the French. This was necessary for two reasons. One, the British had, after all, conquered them, and wished to create a full British Empire. They thought that the only way to do this was to assimilate all other cultures (except the Natives) into their culture. Two, the French were still a threat, and Quebec was the foothold in the New World for