samuel de champlain by tristan dailey
born:1580 timeline died:1635 champlain was born in brouage france near rochfort champlain joined the french army of the age about 20 and served until 1598 he founded new france and quebec city on july 3,1608 from 1599 to 1601,he made several voyages to the caribbean mexico and panama champlain returned to france in 1601 and wrote a book about his voyages jesuit records tell us he died in care of his friend and confessor charles lallement.
currency · the french settlements were trading furs with many american indian groups in the region · champlain explored great distances to help the traders find a water route across the continent.
about champlain · he described the splendor of mexico city and was one of the canal across panama · henry also hoped the french could find a northeast passage that is a waterway through north america to asia · champlain sailed back to canada in 1604 and then explored the new england coast.
fun facts · champlain wrote a book about his journey`s and it interested king henry iv who was eager for france to acquire america to gain money · · · · champlain`s first career was not in sailing but in military champlain hoped to join the annual spanish expedition that carried goods to and from islands champlain wanted to travel to the west indies a group of islands south of florida that were claimed by the king of spain champlain drew maps of the islands he visited and he drew pictures of the unfamiliar plants and animals he saw.
bibliography http www.worldbookonline.com http mrnussbaum.com/explorers/champlain.htm http commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/file:samuel-dechampalin.opg