"Fur Trade" Native Disruptive by European

The fishing industry was the beginning of the fur trade in Canada, in the areas of Newfoundland and in the Gulf of St Lawrence. In the early 1500's the profitability of the fur trade brought more and more settlers and trappers to Canada from the European countries. This trade closely engaged the Native peoples who would hunt the beavers and other animals and then sell their pelts to Europeans in exchange for gun, textile and beads. The fur trade provided was an incentive for expanding European claims over native lands, and for the Roman Catholic Church to convert the natives to join Christianity. Those were major disruptions for native society. However, in today's world, we would see that, trade was a way to forge coalition and sustain good relations between different cultures.

Land was cleared for settlements and the supply of the fur bearing animals was threatened. As a result, the harvesting of fur bearing animals, through hunting and trapping, created a decline in the animal population. The fur trade brought Indians useful items; it also caused them suffering through the introduction of disease, firearms, loss of culture, and loss of a territory. The fur trade caused a huge impact on social and economic development. Economically, there were conflict between Britain and France, the British launch station in the Hudson River Valley; it was a competition with the French of who would control the trade operation industry in the central interior territory. Native were disruptive foreigner took control of their land and started to fight between themselves. For instance, an economic historian Harold Innis argued that, "the fur trade gave Canada its' present boundaries in the beginning of 16th century, in the search for fur especially beaver." Socially, Indian women got involved in fur trade industry. At the time when foreigner trader men came to the new world and the majority of them were singles. As a result, Indian women became trader's wives. There are motives...

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