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La Salle and the exploration of the Mississippi

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi River Valley,
  • Mississippi River,
  • America,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, 1643-1687 -- Juvenile literature,
    • La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, 1643-1687,
    • Explorers -- Mississippi River Valley -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Explorers -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Explorers,
    • Mississippi River Valley -- Discovery and exploration -- French -- Juvenile literature,
    • Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1803 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Mississippi River -- Discovery and exploration,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- French

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.

      StatementDaniel E. Harmon.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesExplorers of new worlds
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF352 .H28 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6787002M
      ISBN 100791059529, 0791061620
      LC Control Number00043074


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Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle. Goupil and Company (Publisher) D uring the s, René-Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle, led two expeditions in search of the Mississippi River’s outlet to the Gulf of s Marquette and Louis Joliet preceded La Salle by a decade, though they only went as far as the Arkansas River before La Salle Expedition, Louisiana Territory, Jacques de La Metairie was a royal notary at Fort Frontenac, New France, (now Kingston, Ontario) acting under a royal commission, granted in Notary Metairie was chosen to accompany the famous La Salle expedition, down the Colbert (Mississippi) River, to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Excited by his discovery, La Salle returned to France, determined to convince the king that a French colony must be established on the Gulf of Mexico at Rene-Robert Cavelier de La Salle is a man of sharp contradictions. A dynamic leader, La Salle was able to motivate his men to follow him the length of the Mississippi River.

Conversely, on several occasions, men under his command mutinied against him and, --Children's  › Books › Children's Books › History.

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[Ann Heinrichs] -- A biography of the seventeenth-century French explorer who was the first European to travel the entire length of the Mississippi River, claiming for France not only that river, but also all the land   Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle.

Robert Cavalier, Sieur de La Salle, was born in Rouen, France in As a young man, La Salle planned to enter the priesthood, but found himself unsuited to the life.

At the age of 24, he followed his brother to Canada, where he entered the fur :// A french colony at the mouth of the Mississippi River. La Salle was in charge. He hoped to use that colony as a base from which to capture silver mines in northern New La Salle's career in exploration began inwhen he traveled to Quebec, Canada as a French colonist.

Inhe was granted a seigneury (a large plot of land) on Montreal Island, which he sold two years later in the hopes of jump starting his career as an explorer.

Eager to find the fabled Northwest Passage to Asia, La Salle set up an Sieur De La Salle's journey might not come to the conclusion readers would believe, but his story is one worth knowing. The only negative about this book was a misprint on page 24 giving King Louise XVI credit for having made La Salle the governor of Fort Frontenac instead of Louis the :// "It has long been a desideratum to have in English the early narratives, of the discovery and exploration of the Mississippi.

Marquette's map and voyage have indeed appeared, but the narrative varies in no small degree from the authentic manuscript, and the map is not at all a copy of that still preserved, as it came from the hand of the great :// Sieur de La Salle, a former Jesuit and ambitious entrepreneur from Normandy, tried his hand at the fur trade in the Illinois Country during the late s.

After achieving little profit, La Salle looked for better business opportunities further south along the Mississippi ://   The perilous exploration of the Mississippi River was a task undertaken by Captain de Tonti in the 's both out of love for France and for his leader, the fearless La :// Notes.

Narrative of the adventures of La Salle's party at Fort Crevecœur, in Illinois, from February,to June,by Father Zenobius MembréNarrative of La Salle's voyage down the Mississippi, by Father Zenobius MembréAccount of La Salle's attempt to reach the Mississippi by sea, and of the establishment of a French colony in St.

Louis bay, by Father Christian Le Clercq   La Salle and 16 men leave for Canada to obtain supplies for the colony. At Fort St. Louis, only 20 colonists now remain. Disease and attacks by the local Indians, the Karankawa, have taken a toll on the settlement. March: La Salle is ambushed and killed in east Texas by two of his men: Pierre Duhaut and L’ Rene-Robert Cavelier, known as Sieur de La Salle, was the first European explorer to traverse the entire Mississippi River to its mouth at the Gulf of Mexico.

Originally groomed for the priesthood in France, La Salle would journey through America on five separate expeditions. Author David Aretha describes how the explorer claimed the Louisiana territory for France in and met his end at ?id=ysX05CgpB_oC.

Rene-Robert Cavelier de La Salle was another noted French explorer. Inhe journeyed to the mouth of the Mississippi River, claiming the Mississippi Valley, which came to be known as Louisiana, for France. (Note that Louisiana referred to a much Author of History of the Catholic missions among the Indian tribes of the United States,A history of the Catholic church within the limits of the United States, Discovery and exploration of the Mississippi Valley, A French-Onondaga dictionary, The bursting of Pierre Margry's La Salle bubble, Life And Times Of The Most Rev.

John Carroll, Bishop And First Archbishop Of Baltimore, The. Full text of "Discovery and exploration of the Mississippi Valley: with the original narratives of Marquette, Allouez, Membré, Hennepin and Anastase a facsim. of the newly-discovered map of Marquette" See other formats