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The – the fur trade resulted in many long-term changes.
Impact of Contact
First Nations and Europeans get to know each other.
They copied each other’s ways of doing things.
They borrowed each other’s technologies.
Many First Nations died of diseases previously unknown to them.
European governments claimed First Nations lands as their own.
First Nations lost their traditional ways of life.
They lost their lands
The First Nations became dependent on European goods.
Lost their languages. Fort Whoop-Up and the Whiskey Trade – page 95.
What was a common trading item in 1860? There was no Alcohol. force in Canada so you could do as you liked. police The free traders would trade for alcohol hides.
Fort Whoop-up was built in by 1869 and J. J. Healy . Whisky was made from many ingredients including (5 Marks) Alfred Hamilton This caused many First Nations People to become so sick that they couldn’t pure alcohol, tea leaves, rotten chewing tobacco, painkillers, red pepper, lye, ginger, soap, red ink, and molasses. care for their , families and some even ended up dying from it’s poisons.
What new “dual heritage” culture was created? What people are considered to be a member of this group? Metis. The children of First Nations women and European traders.
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