HST 320 exam 1 - Samuel de Champlain Father of Canada French naval captain good navigator and cartographer arrives in America in 1603 makes 29

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Samuel de Champlain : Father of Canada, French, naval captain, good navigator and cartographer, arrives in America in 1603, makes 29 crossings of the Atlantic in his lifetime, founded Quebec in 1608, explores Georgian Bay Voyageurs: Jesuits: wanted to Christianize the Indians, went overboard in approach, devoted and sincere Pageant of the Sault 1671 : “to extend God’s glory and to promote the king of France.” French wanted to impress the Indians so they would ignore the British Father Jacques Marquette: French, came to new France, “Frenchmen with the French, a Huron with the Huron, an Algonquin with the Algonquins.” best recognized French missionary in New France, explores with Jolliet, Mississippi river Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle: French, trained as a Jesuit but too independent and adventurous, explores Ohio River valley, build the griffon first sailing vessel on great lakes, builds fort Miami the first European settlement, walks across Lower Peninsula, Griffon sinks, walks to Niagra, does not go back to MI, goes to France and tells king he wants to explore Gulf of Mexico, spends 2 years looking for the mouth of the Mississippi Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac: French, joined French army and commanded for de baude, founded Detroit, Fort Pontchartrain de Detroit with no women, ribbon farms 500 ft wide and a couple feet deep, worked hard to make Detroit work, made it a great settlement, got along with the Indians Robert Rogers: Native of new Hampshire, famous for leading a battalion of Americans who outwitted and out fought the Indians and the French Pontiac: Adawa Chief, intelligent, shrewd, great speaker, leads Indians at Detroit but given more credit for Pontiac’s rebellion than he deserves-Detroit did not fall at Pontiacs war, battle of bloody run ambushed by pontiac Henry Gladwin: English, career british soldier who survived general braddocks disaster, comes to Detroit, reputation of being a ready and competent officer. Proclamation of 1763
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course HST 320 taught by Professor Rosentrater during the Spring '11 term at Michigan State University.

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HST 320 exam 1 - Samuel de Champlain Father of Canada French naval captain good navigator and cartographer arrives in America in 1603 makes 29

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