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1 Samuel de Champlain By Dominic Samuel de Champlain was a soldier in the French army. Champlain started settlements in Canada. personal background sponsor motives Dates and routs death impact

2 Personal Background Samuel de Champlain was born in France in Samuel de Champlain was born in France in He was a soldier and sea captain like his father. He was a soldier and sea captain like his father. Before he was an explorer he made maps and was a navigator. Before he was an explorer he made maps and was a navigator. Samuel de Champlain as a soldier.

3 Sponsor His sponsor was France his home. He explored the Saint Lawrence River and border of Canada. Champlain poses by rock Champlain

4 Motives Champlain’s motives were land and religion. Champlain’s motives were land and religion. Champlain made maps of the Hudson bay, Lake Ontario, the Atlantic coast and the Ottawa river. Champlain made maps of the Hudson bay, Lake Ontario, the Atlantic coast and the Ottawa river. In 1611 Champlain started a trading post at Mount Royal (Montreal). In 1611 Champlain started a trading post at Mount Royal (Montreal). This is Montreal in This is Montreal in 2011

5 Dates and routes In 1604 he started a colony near the St.Croix river. In 1604 he started a colony near the St.Croix river. In 1608 Champlain found former Quebec Canada. In 1608 Champlain found former Quebec Canada. In 1611 Champlain found lake Ontario, lake Ottawa and lake Champlain. In 1611 Champlain found lake Ontario, lake Ottawa and lake Champlain. In 1603 Champlain found present-day Montreal Canada. In 1603 Champlain found present-day Montreal Canada. Champlain made 12 north American trips. Champlain made 12 north American trips. Half of Champlain’s 79 men died from scurvy in the winter. Half of Champlain’s 79 men died from scurvy in the winter. A book about Champlain’s 12 journeys.

6 Here is a map of Champlain’s routes. Here is a map of Champlain’s routes.

7 Death In 1629 Champlain was captured by British troops and sent to prison. In 1629 Champlain was captured by British troops and sent to prison. In 1632 Champlain was set free and Champlain died on December In 1632 Champlain was set free and Champlain died on December Champlain died on Christmas day 1635.

8 Impact Started settlements in Canada. Started settlements in Canada. Found a few of the great lakes. Found a few of the great lakes. Lake Champlain named in his honor. Lake Champlain named in his honor. Called the father of New France. Called the father of New France. Champlain called the father of New France AKA Canada is shown as a flag here.


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