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Samuel de Champlain

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Lulu Burleigh

on 16 January 2013

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Samuel de Champlain Samuel de Champlain was born in 1580 Brouage, France near Rochefort. He had one brother, Jacob Champlain. His mothers name was Marguerite Leroy and his fathers name was Antoine Champlain. Sadly Samuel de Champlain passed away in 1635. Samuel de Champlain explored for King Henry the forth. The king wanted France to find wealth in America. King Henry the forth also hoped to find a "North West passage" water way through North America to Asia. Where Samuel de Champlain went In 1603 Samuel de Champlain sailed to Canada and explored the St. Lawrence river in the Canadian city of Quebec. What Samuel de Champlain did He helped colonize French North America. Which was why he was known as the father of New France. Why Samuel de Champlain explored Personal Information about Samuel de Champlain The Long Lasting Results He established a new settlement named Quebec city with his settlers on July third, 1608. They began immediately to build several multistory buildings. Other Important Information about Samuel de Champlain Since his father was a sea captain he taught Samuel de Champlain how to navigate. Samuel de Champlain joined the french army at the age of twenty and served until 1598. Scurvy and Smallpox killed twenty of twenty-eight men through out the winter in Samuel de Champlain's exploration. Champlain also became one of the first European explorers to record about Niagara Falls. He also has a statue in the province of Quebec. Samuel de Champlains ship the "Don de Dieu". Samuel de Champlain's Statue in Quebec Bibliography http://wiki.answers.com World book C-Ch 2009 made in the U.S.A http://www.google.ca/ images By: Corina Robitaille http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0e2Jr00kSU
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