Event Title

Hudson Bay Company in the Pacific Northwest

Description

Britain and the Hudson Bay Company had a tremendous impact on the history of the Pacific Northwest and the Oregon territories. Yet in 1846, the land south of the 49th parallel, excepting Vancouver Island, became part of the United States. This poster will examine the historical and geographical factors that led to the signing of the Oregon Treaty and the beginning of the end of the Hudson Bay Company in the Oregon territories.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

8-3-2008 8:00 AM

Subject - LCSH

Hudson's Bay Company--History; Oregon question

End Date

8-3-2008 5:00 PM

Subjects - Names (LCNAF)

Hudson's Bay Company

Session

Poster Session

Genre/Form

Posters

Type

event

Geographic Coverage

Washington (State); Oregon

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author's written permission.

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

Keywords

HBC, Oregon, Washington, history

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Hudson Bay Company in the Pacific Northwest

Britain and the Hudson Bay Company had a tremendous impact on the history of the Pacific Northwest and the Oregon territories. Yet in 1846, the land south of the 49th parallel, excepting Vancouver Island, became part of the United States. This poster will examine the historical and geographical factors that led to the signing of the Oregon Treaty and the beginning of the end of the Hudson Bay Company in the Oregon territories.