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  • June 1777, Willam hazen cuts down and sells white pine trees.
  • He sells these tress to the british to build ships.
  • Americans try to stop him from selling wood to the british and send him to jail for selling without a license.
  • settlers came to canada for its large supply of natural resources.
  • 80% of timber was supplied from new brunswick.
  • Europen head west to fine new riches. 
  • Hundon bay fights with other componys for resources. 
  • The mowachaht nation dominates trade on the west coast. 
  • in 1778 maquinna meets british explorer james cook and trades with him.
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