samuel de champlain
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samuel de champlain the famous explorer was born
samuel de champlain started exploring at this very year 1603
on this very day and year we lost a famous and valuable explorer his health was failing and he was forced to retire in 1633. He died in Quebec on Christmas Day in 1635.
In the summer of 1605, the team sailed down the coast of New England as far south as Cape Cod
In 1608, Champlain was named lieutenant to de Monts, and they set off on another expedition up the St. Lawrence.
In 1615, Champlain made a brave voyage into the interior of Canada accompanied by a tribe of Native Americans with whom he had good relations.
In 1627, Louis XIII's chief minister, Cardinal de Richelieu, formed the Company of 100 Associates to rule New France and placed Champlain in charge.
hamplain spent some time writing about his travels until, in 1632, the British and the French signed the Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, returning Quebec to the French. Champlain returned to be its governor.
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