champlain essay 2 - prisoner of the tough Basques who...

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De Monts sent one ship ‘Le Don de Dieu’, commanded by Champlain and sent it to establish a post at Quebec. Le Don de Dieu sailed from Honfleur on April 13, 1608, raised Cape St Mary’s, Nfld, on May 26 and reached Tadoussac on June 3. There, Gravé du Pont was a virtual
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Unformatted text preview: prisoner of the tough Basques who ridiculed his claim to a monopoly on trade. Champlain, the consummate diplomat, made peace with the Basques and resumed his course up the St Lawrence, arriving off Cap Diamant on July 3....
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course ENVE 2010 taught by Professor Prof.katz during the Spring '09 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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