The Fur Industry In The 1600's

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The fur industry was pivotal for the imperialist powers of the 1600’s. The gain of this luxurious industry ultimately meant wealth and power. This trade industry alters Canada immensely. The trading post known as York Factory and Moose Factory sought native people to travel vastly collecting furs and pelts. Ultimately this altered their conventual nomadic movements. The French traded differently and trade exchanges would be timely affairs this lead to the French taking native wives; therefore, evolving Métis people. The Native peoples began dependent on firearms, ammunition, and European food, as they spent all of their time hunting for the Europeans; therefore, they did not have time to provide for their tribes. Traditional the economy was
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