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  • American Fur Trading Case
    1. How did the environment of the American Fur Co change in 1830s? What deep historical forces are implicated in these changes? Going into the 1830s, Astor basically had a monopoly in the fur company. He destroyed competitors by underbidding for furs and debauching the Indians with alcohol. In...
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  • The Hazel Case Analysis
    Managerial ability: Shrewd business man who adapted to economic and technical environment. Analytical and had good decision making skills eg waited until other companies sent expensive traders to Missouri and experienced heavy losses before he entered the market...
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  • The American Fur Company
    Question#02: How did the environment of the American Fur Company change in the 1830’s? What deep historical forces are implicated in these changes? The American Fur Company: The American Fur Company was founded by John Jacob Astor in 1808. The company grew to monopolize the fur trade in the United...
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    How would you evaluate Astor in terms if his motive, his managerial ability and his ethics? What lesson does his career teach us about the relationship between virtue and success? Astor from the age of 15 was a very motivated and determined boy with one goal in mind ~ to voyage to the new world and...
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  • The Collapse of WAMU
    Case Study: The American Fur Company 1. How would you evaluate Astor in terms of his motive, his managerial ability, and his ethics? What lesson does his career teach about the relationship virtue and success? Astor, coming from a poor family, was a hard-working man. He chose to work smart...
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  • Test Case
    Siva Ramanathan – Case 1 – American Fur Company Evaluate Astor in terms of his motives, managerial ability and ethics Motives Astor's motives are to discover something better than the dull life in the village. Astor wanted to trade fur and also Astor wanted to own a country and be a king....
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  • Woyzeck
    Sarah Grosman 4 Georg Büchner -- The Playwright 8 Major Works by Büchner 10 Woyzeck Production History 12 The Real Woyzeck 13 Historical Setting: Revolutions of 1830 14 German Naturalism 15 Sources and References 17 Curriculum Suggestions 18 Audience Etiquette 18 Questions for After Attending...
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  • Sociologists
    their hermeneutic detractors alike. More substantively, Weber's two most celebrated contributions were the “rationalization thesis,” a grand meta-historical analysis of the dominance of the west in modern times, and the “Protestant Ethic thesis,” a non-Marxist genealogy of modern capitalism. Together...
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  • Us History
    A.P U.S. History the Ultimate Study Guide Society and Change Why did the Spaniards begin importing African Slaves African slaves were imported to meet the Spaniards' labor needs More so after the Native American population had been decimated Died due to harsh conditions...
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  • Apwh Look over
    University HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY BOSTON NEW YORK Publisher: Suzanne Jeans Senior Sponsoring Editor: Nancy Blaine Development Editor: Katie White Editorial Assistant: Adrienne Zicht Senior Marketing Manager: Katherine Bates Copyright © 2008 by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Permission...
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  • Ushistory1Europeansettlementtocivillwar
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  • Apush Book
    placement ISBN 978-1-56765-660-2 NYC Item 56765-660-1 Copyright © 2010, 2006, 2004, 2002, 1998 by Amsco School Publications, Inc. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher. Printed in the United States of America 1 2 3 4 5 6 14 13 12 11 10 09 Preface ...
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  • Geology Final Exam Study Guide
    because of structural weakness - Glaciers: large masses of ice on land that show evidence of being in motion or of once Having moved under the force of gravity - Valley/Alpine Glaciers : Rivers of ice formed in cold heights of mountain ranges where snow accumulates and then move down slope in an...
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  • Apush Book Notes
    to make them better wives and mothers- no professional training • Attempts to educate “noble savages” in white culture and reform tribes, African Americans very little schooling- literacy rate very small • Higher education not public, private contribution and tuition necessary, students mostly from prosperous...
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  • Fur Trade and Blackfeeet
    most important industries in the history of North America was the trade of furs between Indians and Europeans. In the 1500s, Indians began to trade these furs to Europeans in the East in exchange for tools and weapons. These furs became high in demand throughout Europe encouraging further exploration...
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  • Six Forces of Culture
    Six Forces of Culture Six Forces of Culture: My Chosen Event Prince George’s Annual Traditional POW Wow is an event put on by the Prince George Friendship Centre, it takes place at the Carrie Jane Gray Park. It is rich in energy and historical popular culture. Hosting the powwow is a way of ensuring...
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  • Historical Globalization
    What route was a theory of the growth of Globalization? The silk road in the 3rd century BCE What system originated on it? Our current numbering system was born on the Silk Road Most Important Invention of the last 1000 years? Printing Press In the rise of a European Middle Class how did they...
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  • Barrons Study Keys - American History to 1877
    Robert D. Geise, M. Ed Adjunct Professor of American History Park College OUTLINE NOTES: Themes, keys, historical figures, major dates and events to know for your introductory college course. From Pre-Columbian America to the post-Civil War Reconstruction era. Study Keys will help guide you through...
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  • The Life of Caroline Phelps
    Caroline Phelps provides an insightful look into the changing face of America including: The changing American economy, the prominence of the American Fur Company, and a shift in white and Indian relations. The years of Caroline Phelps' life are some of the most significant years of our countries existence...
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