Champlain preferred Quebec as the site of the new colony * The expedition led by Samuel de Champlain consisted of twenty-four canoes, sixty warriors and only three white men * They discovered a great fresh water lake and named it Lake Champlain. After fighting with the Iroquois the expedition returned to Quebec and the colony of Quebec started to grow * 1603 August : Samuel de Champlain sailed home to France * 1604: Samuel de Champlain returned to Canada and joined the expedition led by the fur trader Pierre Du Gua de Monts (1558-1628) to Acadia. Samuel de Champlain acted as historian and cartographer for de Monts * Pierre Du Gua de Monts supported Samuel de Champlain on all of his future explorations over the next few years * 1607 September: Samuel de Champlain and his fellow colonists in Acadia returned to France due to lack of support from their backers * 1608: Samuel de Champlain returned to Quebec * 1608 July 3: Samuel de Champlain laid the foundation of the Abitation de Quebec * 1608: Samuel de Champlain joined the Hurons in an expedition against the Iroquois, who they
Also important, is that in 1810 The North West Company established Spokane House. This was not just a house, but also a compound of buildings including a store, and an office for trading. This is the first non-Indian settlement in Eastern Washington. Spokane House established a cultural and social center in this region. Fur trading was what drew non-Indians to our region and interestingly, the value of items was determined by beaver pelts: “Prices on an 1824 list from Spokane House ranged from "Scissors" for "½ beaver," to "American rifles" for "30 beaver" (Becher, 39).
Louis Riel was without a doubt, a national hero because he stood up for Metis rights, was responsible for the formation of Manitoba, and he called attention to the Canadian Pacific Railway. Some may see Louis Riel as a villain because of his initiatives taken against the Canadian government: he was the leader of two major rebellions in the years of 18-69-1870 and 1885. The first rebellion was The Red River Rebellion in 1869, when there was a need from the Metis people for help because they feared that they would lose their land to the settlers and they had enough of being taken advantage of. Land speculators and surveyors at the time laid out new square townships and disregarded the strip lots the settlers were used to having. Rupert’s land was purchased without any consolations with the settlers in the area.
The European colonizers were not happy with the Indians’ customs but could not avoid liking their sagacity in economic and political issues The Huron assumed a dominant position in these trading relationships and the Jesuits record that when the Algonquians had dealings with them, they did so in the Huron language since the latter did not bother to learn Algonkia-1As trade with the French increased, the Huron began to appreciate French goods and to want more of them. Metal awls and needles were superior to native bone ones, and iron arrowheads cot fid penetrate the traditional shields and body armor of their enemie.2. The Hurons expand their trading network in order to secure furs in large quantities. In the summer of 1649, a party of over thirty coureurs de bols
What does that say about the revolution ? Does it change the way you think about the revolution? On the guilt or innocence of Captain Thomas Preston concerning the Boston Massacre..After years of Political Tension in colonial Boston,the Boston Massacre was a result of boiling tempers and social unrest. The the British troops who fired on Americans were basically being harassed and menaced by an angry mob. They fired only after they were pelted with snowballs,ice chunks,and rocks.
1838: A Bloody Year After the raids in the early months of 1838, an American organization calling themselves the Canadian Refugee Relief Association launched an invasion against Upper Canada . They numbered twenty-six and were led to believe that a party of over twenty-five thousand Canadians were waiting to be “liberated” from British rule. The Iroquois joined the fray and hunted the rebels down. The leader, James Morreau was captured and executed. The rest of the invaders were either deported to penal colonies or imprisoned.
Prior to this rebellion, Metis were being taken advantage off, losing their land to Canadian Europeans and losing their children to Residential Schools. Riel and the rebellion attempted to protect this land as well as the First Nation culture. Riel was so dedicated to the cause that he created a provisional government to try to negotiate with the Canadian government. Furthermore, Riel also led the Northwest Rebellion in 1885. When the Canadian Pacific Railway was under construction, funding was taking from the Indian Budget.
Samuel de Champlain (French pronunciation: [samɥɛl də ʃɑ̃plɛ̃] born Samuel Champlain; ca. 1567  – December 25, 1635), "The Father of New France", was a French navigator, cartographer, draughtsman, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat, and chronicler. He founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608. Born into a family of master mariners, Champlain, while still a young man of 16, began exploring North America in 1603 under the guidance of François Gravé Du Pont.  From 1604-1607, Champlain participated in the exploration and settlement of the first permanent European settlement north of Florida, Port Royal, Acadia (1605).
Battery exchange of fur for weapons Natives trading with HBC ship Standards of Trade Supplies | Value of Supplies in Beaver Pelts | 2.25 Kg of sugar | 1 beaver pelt | 1 gun | 12 beaver pelts | 2 scissors | 1 beaver pelt | 20 fish hooks | 1 beaver pelt | 1 pair of shoes | 1 beaver pelt | Trade between the two countries developed at a slow rate because of the misunderstandings over the rightful control of Canada between France and England. In 1763, New France lost to England the seven years war, and a treaty was signed in such a way that France controlled Quebec, and England controlled over the rest of the country. There has been a development in the industrial revolutionary of Canadian factories in the early 1890’s. Factories in Ontario started to produce products such as steel, iron, tools, and clothing, which they traded with England. After establishing a wholesale department in 1907, the HBC Company started selling variety of products such as blankets, confectionary, tobacco, tea, coffee, and liquor.