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  1. By Daniel G. Davenport Fur Trade

  2. In this inquiry project my question is: Would I have wanted to be a fur trader ?, I will imagine that I am in my Great Great Great grandfather's place ( 5 generations up )

  3. My Great Great Great grandfather was a fur trade officer in the Hudson's Bay company and a part of the Riel rebellion.

  4. John Tompkins • That's him over there

  5. BACKGROUND • My Background paragraph will include info about: • The location • Duration • Explanation • And important or interesting facts about the fur trade

  6. The fur trade as a whole • existed within all areas of Canada. • Early 1600 – late 1800 • Need of furs was great in Europe • Animal born trapped and traded • Traded for weapons and comfort things • 16 beavers = 1 gun in America. 16 guns = 1beaver in Europe.

  7. Not this fur.

  8. It's this stuff

  9. NOT BIEBER

  10. Would I have wanted to be a fur trader ? • Wages • Moving away from family • Making deals • Scary new world • Isolation

  11. Pay. • I would have better wages in Canada

  12. Moving away from home • Sad • I would have to move away from family. • only officers ( the highest ranking employees ) could visit home every 2 - 3 years • Letters took forever if they arrived at all

  13. Making Deals • I enjoy making deals • Being a fur trader would let me do that for a living.

  14. New world • Going to a new world would be scary • I know I would be scared. • That's the dude who discovered America

  15. Isolation

  16. Bad stuff : Moving away from family. Scary new world Would I have wanted to be a fur trader ? • Good stuff : • Wages • Making deals • Isolation