Jacques Cartier - Teaching American History

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Jacques Cartier - Teaching American History
Jacques
Cartier
Look at the picture below. What things do you see that give
you clues about the things Cartier saw and did when he was
growing up.
Credit: National Archives of Canada
Cartier was born in the town of St. Malo, France, in 1491
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Cartier
became a
sailor and a
navigator
Cartier’s Ship
Credit: National Archives of Canada
Cartier’s First Voyage 1534
Credit: National Archives of Canada
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What did Cartier hope to accomplish
with his voyage?
Who did he capture to take back with
him to France?
What did he do while he was in the
New World?
This is a picture of Jacques Cartier raising a cross in
Canada prior to returning to France.
Credit: National Archives of Canada
Cartier’s Second Voyage 1535-1536
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Where did Cartier travel on his return
journey?
What river did he explore?
Why did he explore so far inland?
Jacques Cartier at Hochelaga. He named the area
Mount Royal. Today it is the city of Montréal.
Credit: National Archives of Canada
Cartier’s Third Voyage Voyage 1541
Credit: National Archives of Canada

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