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Part One The Fur Trade The Fur Trade Important Themes Fur Trade Begins Why Interest in Furs? Fashion –Beaver Felt Hats Native Peoples Initiated Trade – Why? The Fur Trade The Fur Trade Fur Trade and Settlement in NA Settlement – Result of Goals of Kings Partnership of Kings and Traders First Settlements Pierre de Monts Problems with Monopolies The Fur Trade The Fur Trade Native Role in Trade Native Trade Networks Native Understanding of Trade European Economic concepts Native Economic concepts Equitable trade relationship? The Fur Trade The Fur Trade Fur Trade and Settlement Trade leads to Settlement Trade as Impediment to Settlement Fur Trade and War Important Factor in Wars Growth of European Colonization Trade = Military Alliances The Fur Trade The Fur Trade Competition Increases Royal Government in New France Attempt to Control Trade Fails – Fur Trade Expands Leads to European Expansion in NA The Fur Trade The Fur Trade Hudson’s Bay Company Radisson and Groseilliers English Royal Charter 1665 Competition for Bay Trade in Early Years HBC Survives – Strengths? Nature of Trade under HBC HBC and Natives The Fur Trade The Fur Trade HBC Control trade through the Bay French – St. Lawrence Trade Trade and Competition Expands Expansion and Exploration into Northwest (map 1740) Defeat of French in 1760 ...
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- Fall '09
- Economics, fur trade, Dutch East India Company, New France, Settlement Trade