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Name: Date: Chapter 3 The European Period, 1540-1798 French Exploration and the Louisiana Province, 1673-1763 Directions: Use the information in your textbook to complete the following chart. Explorer Date Nationality Reason for Expedition Area Explored Results of Expedition Christopher Columbus Hernando de Soto Jacques Marquette; Louis Joliet Rene Robert Cavalier, Sieur de La Salle Pierre Le Moyne, Sieur d’Iberville Jean- Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville Callie Kendrick Aug. 3, 1492 April 1538 May 17 , 1673 1666 January 1699 Louisiana in 1699 Italian Spanish Canadian and French French Canadian and French French Columbus wanted to find a new route to India, China, Japan and the Spice Islands the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, Cuba, Santo Domingo, and Jamaica he never did. Instead, he stumbled upon the Americas. Seeking greater glory and riches nearly 4,000 miles throughout the region that would

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