Presentation on theme: "By Helen, Anna and Megan. Jacques Cartier (personal background) Jacques Cartier was a experienced sailor and navigator. In 1534 he tried to find the Northwest."— Presentation transcript:
Jacques Cartier (personal background) Jacques Cartier was a experienced sailor and navigator. In 1534 he tried to find the Northwest Passage sent by the French King. Just before returning to France he saw a waterway. He named the waterway St. Lawrence because it was the Catholic feast day of Saint Lawrence. Sixty years later New France got their first permanent settlers.
Cartier’s Sponsor Jacques Cartier’s sponsor was the French King, Francis. He was sent to claim and find routes to the Northwest Passage way. Later on he was sent to map out what is know known as the Saint Larwence river. The American Indians village had sent some of there chiefs back to France. The chiefs told the French King where great riches in the far west.
Motivates Jacques Cartier’s motivate was to find a new passage. He was to find a Northwest Passage way and sailed to Newfoundland in present-day Canada.
Dates and Routes Dates In 1521 Explorers from Spain traveled to Asia by sailing around the tip of South America. In 1534 King Francis sent Jacques Cartier an experienced Explorer and Navigator to find the New Passage way. 1541 Cartier and some settlers were sent for the third time went on a mission to claim land on north America. Routes Jacques Cartier followed the route along the St. Lawrence river. He entered large gulf through a narrow waterway which was between two huge land areas.
Impact Jacques Cartier claimed a piece of land for France just before returning there. He also established a settlement in 1542.