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may 27, 1534 - Jaques Cartier

Description:

Voyager-Jaques Cartier

Year of most famous voyage-1534

Country of origin-Born in Saint-Malo France

Financed by- King Francis I of France

Where did he go? Canada

Motivation- Cartier’s motivation was to get gold, other riches, and a new route to Asia.

Accomplishments-Jacques Cartier was an explorer for France who gave Canada its name and sailed across the St. Lawrence River.

Fun Fact: Cartier named Canada after the Huron-Iroquois word Kanata which means settlement.

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Date:

may 27, 1534
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~ 484 years ago
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