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Samuel de Champlain By: Maciah, Willow, and Sarah
Who Samuel de Champlain was born in 1567 in Brouge. Between 1601 and 1603 wrote his first book—The Bref Discours. Champlain is best known as the Father of New France. He die on Christmas Day in 1635.
What Samuel de Champlain started to become an explorer from traveling with his uncle on the Saint Julien for almost three years. When Champlain was a young man, a war was being fought in France. Champlain fought on the side of the Catholics. He fought under the command of Henry of Navarre. As a soldier, Champlain learned a great deal about survival. In 1609, Champlain made his first trip inland from the Saint Lawrence River. Became friends with two Native American groups in Canada. In 1610, eh won another battle against the Iroquois.
When Champlain was 23 years old when he first became an explorer. Champlain left France with three ships on March 15 th 1603. When Champlain return to France from his voyage the king decided to send more people to Canada to start a colony. In 1604, Champlain traveled back to Canada to help start this colony. Champlain and his men settled on Dochet Island in the Croix River. Saint Croix Island turned out to be a place for a colony. The winter was very cold. It was hard for them to grow food. During Champlain’s stay in France he married Helene Broule, a twelve year old girl. He returned to Quebec on May 21 st 1611. During the summer he traveled to the area which is now Montrea. Champlain wasn’t to stay in France for long.