Explore With Marquette and Jolliet

Explore With Marquette and Jolliet

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"Marquette was a French missionary and Joliet a fur trader and explorer. Together they set out to find the direction and origin of the Mississippi River, ultimately exploring most of the distance between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico! Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the French wanted to explore North America, the fur trade, meetings with local peoples such as the Illinois and Mascouten, relations between France and Spain in the Americas, and what became of the two men after their journey."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2016]
ISBN: 9780778728504
0778728501
9780778728542
0778728544
Characteristics: 32 pages ; 28 cm

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