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René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle

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Written By Judah,Joshua,Biore
René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
Robert de La Salle was a French explorer. He explored the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico
Robert La Salle wasn't his full name his full name was René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
He never got married
LaSalle Day
Is November 22nd
kids get every thing for free
we have parade's
we must where dark green and blue
WRAY Social Studies
on March 27, 1667, he was released by his own request.
La Salle's first expedition began in 1669. During this venture, he met Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette, the first white men to explore and map the Mississippi River, in Hamilton, Ontario. The expedition continued from there and eventually reached the Ohio River, which it followed as far as Louisville, Kentucky.
The fort was completed in 1673 and named after Louis de Baude Frontenac, the Governor General of New France.
In 1674, La Salle travelled back to France to gain royal support for his land claims at Fort Frontenac. He achieved this support and also got a fur trade allowance, permission to establish additional forts in the frontier, and a title of nobility. With his newly found success, La Salle returned to Canada and rebuilt Fort Frontenac in stone.
During Robert's young adult years, he was a member of the Jesuit religious order. He officially took his vows in 1660 but on March 27, 1667, he was released by his own request.
22nd Nov, 1643 robert de la salle was born Robert de la Salle was born Rouen, France. He whent to a school run by a jesuit preast and studied to become a jesuit as a child.
You wondering why robert La salle should get all of these honors
there are many reasons he deserves a holiday
He explored the unknown when he could have gotten frostbite,starved.killed
Robert's first expedition
On August 7, 1679 La Salle and the Italian explorer Henri de Tonti set sail on Le Griffon, the first full sized sailing ship to travel into the Great Lakes. The expedition began at Fort Conti at the mouth of the Niagara River and Lake Ontario. Prior to the start of the voyage however,
In January 1680, La Salle built Fort Miami at the mouth of the Miami River (the present-day St. Joseph River in St. Joseph, Michigan).

La Salle and his crew then spent much of 1680 at Fort Miami. In December, they followed the Miami River to South Bend, Indiana, where it joins the Kankakee River. They then followed this river to the Illinois River and established Fort Crevecoeur near what is today Peoria, Illinois. La Salle then left Tonti in charge of the fort and returned to Fort Frontenac for supplies. While he was gone though, the fort was destroyed by mutinying soldiers.
Second Expedition
king Louis XIV did not sponser la salle so he had to get money from paris but the jeuits are not happy with his plan

short film
He was the first European to sail down the Mississippi River from the Great Lakes all the way to the Gulf of Mexico.
who sponsored him
no one sponsored him the king may have gave his permission but he had to sell all his land to pay for his 2 year expedition
robert de la salle had get his own money
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