Presentation on theme: "Meet Jacques Cartier Hey kids! Im a born and raised Frenchman! I was born in 1491. Remember those 2 ships that got damaged in a storm during Verrazano's."— Presentation transcript:
Meet Jacques Cartier Hey kids! Im a born and raised Frenchman! I was born in Remember those 2 ships that got damaged in a storm during Verrazano's voyage? Well, once they got back to France and were repaired, the King of France picked me to take those ships back out again! What country was Cartier born in and explore for? Write your answer on your Background Information fact card.
We set sail from France in 1534 with 2 ships and 61 crewmen! And guess what we were looking for? A quick way to Asia! Gold! Spices! Think! What was Cartier looking for on his voyages? Write your answer on your Goals fact card.
End of Section This is the end of Giovanni da Verrazano. journey. My crew and I explored the northern part of the new world. It only took us 20 days to get there! We discovered some new islands and bodies of water. Boy, its cold up here in the north! Oh, quit your whining! Weve got gold to find! Cartier explored what is now parts of Canada. The Explorers called it New France
Hey! Jacques look! Whats this water pathway? Lets head our ships this way! Follow me! Jacques Discovery of the St. Lawrence River. What river did Jacques Cartier discover for France? Write your answer on your Voyages fact card.
Thats right. I found a new river! When we got back to France after our voyage. I went straight to the king to tell him what I had found!
Well done, Cartier! Im impressed! France could use a new river under our control to make us more powerful! How about a second voyage to explore more?
Men! Were heading out again! Lets see what else we can find! A quick way to Asia! Gold! Spices! Well see...
So we set out again, looking for the St. Lawrence River again. We were hoping to be able to go a little further down the river this time. Where did Cartier explore on his second voyage? Write your answer on your Voyages fact card.
We were able to find the river again and began sailing downriver. We even stopped on land for a while. The Iroquois Native Americans helped us learn the land. If you head west, youll find more land with gold and silver! But you better hurry, winter is coming!
The winter months froze the river, making traveling the river impossible. Some men even got sick from scurvy. Luckily, some helpful Natives gave the men tea to help cure the illness. Cartier and his crew waited until Spring before exploring again. What problem did Cartier and his crew have once they arrived on land. Write your answer on your Voyages fact card.
After more exploration of the river and the land around it, we headed back to France!
You did it again, Cartier! I want to send you out one more time. This time, I want you to take some of our people over to our newly claimed land to live there. We will make a permanent settlement!
So thats just what we did. We made a permanent French settlement in the northern part of the new world along the St. Lawrence River. What was the result of Cartiers 3 rd voyage? Write your answer on your Results fact card..
End of Section This is the end of Jacques Cartiers journey.