Louis Jolliet

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Subject:
Explorers and Discovers
Grade:
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Louis Jolliet

Louis Jolliet was born in New France 1645 , near Quebec, to Jean Jolliet and Marie d'AbancourtKing Louie the 14 sponsered the the voyage with Louis to chart and explore the Mississippi.Louis Jolliet got a whole island named Anticost Island. He made his own trading center and helped Hudsen Bay.

Accomplishments

Louis Jolliet was the first person to explore the Mississippi River with Jacques Marquette but he lost his notes which is why he is one of the not so known explorers.The main reason Louis was popular was becase of his fur trading. He was a big fur trader.Louis Jolliet also went on many other expeditions including the Great Lakes.

Lasting Impact

He explored the Mississippi River which at the time was called mesipi with Jacques Marquette. v

Citations

Farny, Henry. Les Grandes Explorations. N.d. Missouri Life. Web. <http://www.missourilife.com/history-today/june-1-1637/>."Jolliet, Louis." -- Kids Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Nov. 2015. <http://kids.britannica.com/elementary/art-181087/The-map-shows-the-route-that-Louis-Jolliet-and-Father>.Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 28 Nov. 2015. <http://www.biography.com/people/louis-joliet-20973103>."Blackrobe Chronicles: Fathers Marquette & McEnery - Wisconsin Province Jesuits." Blackrobe Chronicles: Fathers Marquette & McEnery - Wisconsin Province Jesuits. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Nov. 2015. <http://wpj.convio.net/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=6473>."Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet." YouTube. Ed. Gorton History Channel. YouTube, n.d. Web. 28 Nov. 2015.Farny, Henry. Les Grandes Explorations. N.d. Missouri Life. Web. <http://www.missourilife.com/history-today/june-1-1637/>.McFarland, Mary A., and Walter C. Parker. "The Settlement of North America." Our Nation. By James A. Banks. New York: Macmillan/McGraw-Hill, 2003. 150-55. Print.

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1645- Louis Jolliet was born 1672-French 1672- reached an Indian village 1672 - given Indan son1672 -turn around because the river was going south 1672 - Louis Jolliet decided to take a risky route and lost his notes securing fame to Marquette instead1700 - Louis Jolliet dies

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