scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 990
The other side of the ledger is an Indian view of the Hudsons Bay company The Hudsons Bay companys 300th anniversary celebration where Queen Elizabeth IIamong the other guests was present was no occasion for joy among the people whoselives were tied to the trading stores During the past 300 years the history has beenwritten by white men They have only focused on the generosity of the traders and thebenefits brought to the Indians However there is a sharp contrasting view from whatIndians have to say about their lot in the companys operationsAt the time of the history Hudsons Bay company was expended over 1 millionsquare miles of land which is now known as Canada The Ruperts Land at that time wasoccupied by the Indians They Indians believed that the land belonged to all men andhence the land owned by the individual was unknown However they failed torecognize that the white men had felt superiority to impose power over their identities Hence they just drifted bit by bit into white mens monopoly and never got out of itOverall I think the film has covered up all the basic arguments of the Indians andhas helped to understand the period and the people of that time It has covered all thebasic problems of Indians having with the Hudsons Bay Company In the following Ihave highlighted the main points covered in the film which illustrate the basic problemsAs it is shown in the film I too think that the introduction of the new weaponsie guns was the beginning of the Indians revolution All the other hunting methodswere band The distribution of weapons in Ruperts land was done by the HBC Sincecompany had established treading posts throughout the land and each post was run bythe manager raising up the cost for the weapons was in the hands of the post managers Hence they were continuously ripping off the IndiansDuring the 1869 when decision to sell Ruperts land was made
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA