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.

Start Date

8-3-2008 8:00 AM

End Date

8-3-2008 5:00 PM

Subject - LCSH

Hudson's Bay Company--History; Oregon question

Subjects - Names (LCNAF)

Hudson's Bay Company

Geographic Coverage

Washington (State); Oregon

Genre/Form

Posters

Session

Poster Session

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.

Digital Format

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Language

English

Type

event

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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.