Explore with Jacques Cartier by Marie Powell

By Marie Powell

This attention-grabbing ebook follows French explorer Jacques Cartier to the recent international the place he claimed the hot territory referred to as Canada for France. old details and high-interest truth bins are offered in a tabloid-news variety that courses readers via significant voyages, explorations, and discoveries. themes comprise what led Cartier to sail west, existence on board send, Cartier's exploration alongside the St. Lawrence, his interactions with the Iroquois, developing French settlements in Canada, and Cartier's legacy.

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May: Cartier sails back to Canada on his second voyage and sails up the St. Lawrence River to what is now Montreal, where rapids block his way. 1535 May: Cartier returns to France; this time he kidnaps a number of Iroquois; all but one of them will die in France. 1536 November: The French prepare to spend the winter in Fort Stadacona; they suffer from scurvy, which they cure with a native remedy. March 19: Disobeying orders from Roberval, Cartier sails home to France. Cartier and his men spend the winter at Charlesbourg Royal, where they come under attack from the Iroquois.

Cartier and his men spend the winter at Charlesbourg Royal, where they come under attack from the Iroquois. 1541 1542 May: Cartier makes a third voyage to Canada under the command of JeanFrançois de La Rocque de Roberval; this time he is looking for the land of Saguenay described by the Iroquois. 1557 September 1: Cartier dies after spending his last years quietly, with his wife, in St. Malo. explore with jacques cartier 31 INdex A G P animals 22, 23 gold 25 polar bears 22 Atlantic Ocean 4 Granches, Mary Catherine des 5, 28 preservation, food 17 beaver 23, 25 Grand Banks 4 Quebec 16, 20, 29 Brazil 5 Great Auk 23 C Gulf of St Lawrence 9, 11 resources 4, 7, 28 H Roberval, Jean-Francois de La Rocque de 10, 11, 17, 27 Hochelaga River 7 Roberval, Marguerite de La Rocque de 11 Algonquian 27 B Cabot, John 4 Gaspé Bay 8 Canada 4, 6–7, 8–9, 13, 16–17, 18–19, 20–21, 29 Hochelaga 7, 8, 27 carracks 13 Huron 27 Cartier 4–5, 10–11, 12, 16, 17 I, K cartography 14, 28 Iroquois 7, 11, 19, 20–21, 25 Charlesbourg Royal 17, 21, 27 Isle des Oiseaux (Island of Birds) 9, 22, 23 China 6, 24, 25 Kanata 18 Catholicism 10, 19 Christianity 10, 19 L plants 22 Q R S Saguenay 7, 11, 25 St.

Petrie, Kristen. Jacques Cartier (Explorers). Checkerboard Library, 2004. May: Cartier sails back to Canada on his second voyage and sails up the St. Lawrence River to what is now Montreal, where rapids block his way. 1535 May: Cartier returns to France; this time he kidnaps a number of Iroquois; all but one of them will die in France. 1536 November: The French prepare to spend the winter in Fort Stadacona; they suffer from scurvy, which they cure with a native remedy. March 19: Disobeying orders from Roberval, Cartier sails home to France.

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