Presentation on theme: "Meet Jacques Cartier What country was Cartier born in and explore for?"— Presentation transcript:
1Meet Jacques Cartier What country was Cartier born in and explore for? Hey kids! I’m 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.
2What was Cartier looking for on his voyages? Think!What was Cartier looking for on his voyages?Write your answer on your “Goals” 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!
3This is the end of Giovanni da Verrazano. journey. Oh, quit your whining! We’ve got gold to find!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, it’s cold up here in the north!Cartier explored what is now parts of Canada. The Explorers called it “NewFrance”End of SectionThis is the end of Giovanni da Verrazano. journey.
4What river did Jacques Cartier discover for France? Write your answer on your “Voyages” fact card.Jacques’ Discoveryof the St. Lawrence River.Let’s head our ships this way! Follow me!Hey! Jacques look! What’s this water pathway?
5That’s right. I found a new river That’s 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!
6Well done, Cartier. I’m impressed Well done, Cartier! I’m impressed! France could use a new river under our control to make us more powerful! How about a second voyage to explore more?
7Men! We’re heading out again! Let’s see what else we can find! We’ll see...A quick way to Asia!Gold!Spices!
8Where did Cartier explore on his second voyage? 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.
9If you head west, you’ll find more land with gold and silver! 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, you’ll find more land with gold and silver!But you better hurry, winter is coming!
10What problem did Cartier and his crew have once they arrived on land. Write your answer on your “Voyages” fact card.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.
11After more exploration of the river and the land around it, we headed back to France!
12You did it again, Cartier. I want to send you out one more time 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!
13What was the result of Cartier’s 3rd voyage? So that’s 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 Cartier’s 3rd voyage?Write your answer on your “Results” fact card..
14Jacques Cartier’s journey. End of SectionThis is the end ofJacques Cartier’s journey.