HST 320 quiz 1 - Jeff Murzynski A35387571 Quiz 1 The...

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Jeff Murzynski A35387571 Quiz 1 The British and the French governed over Michigan. They both shared some similar goals, but they also had different governing styles and experience throughout the history of Michigan. The British and the French wanted to bring civilization to the Native Americans. They both also wanted to expand their empires and gain financially from the Native Americans. The French were the first to view Michigan by the explorer, Etienne Brule. The French sought a water route to Asia, form colonies, gather furs to sell, and do missionary work. The French were friendly to the Native Americans and openly traded with them and lived quite peacefully with them. They also sent Jesuit missionaries to convert the natives to Roman Catholic Christians. Father Jacques Marquette was the most famous missionary. He explored rivers to the west of Michigan and the Mississippi River. He was well liked by the Native Americans and lived with the Indians of northern Illinois. When Marquette left to go to back St. Ignace, the Illinois Indians had a “burning desire
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HIST 320 taught by Professor Collin during the Summer '08 term at Michigan State University.

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