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FC: Robert La Salle 1643-1687

1: Table of Contents | The Beginning ............................................................ 2 Arrival.........................................................................3 Permission...................................................................4 La Salle's travel map....................................................5 Struggles......................................................................6 March 19, 1687...........................................................7 The End.......................................................................8 Pictures........................................................................9

2: In the early 1600s, Robert La Salle was a French explorer who was sent by Louis XIV (14). La Salle was seeking to explore new fur trade routes and to seek new empire in the New World. La Salle explored and found the whole Mississippi River Valley in 1682. | The Beginning

3: In 16 | He found new fur trade routes and also explored the Great Lakes in 1679 and explored the Ohio River in 1679. He went around Canada along the way and found new pieces of land. | Arrival

4: Later in the late 1600s, the king granted La Salle to explore around the state of California, but La Salle got permission from the king to go to the areas between Florida, Mexico, and Canada. | Permission

5: La Salle's travel map shows his routes between Florida, Mexico,and Canada

6: The expedition was plagued by pirates, hostile Indians, and poor navigation. One ship was lost to pirates in the West Indies, a second sank in the innings of Matagorda Bay, where a third ran aground. They set up Fort Saint Louis of Texas, near Victoria, Texas. La Salle led a group eastward on foot on three occasions to try to locate the Mississippi. | Struggles

7: Robert La Salle died in March 19,1687 while he was traveling for another search of the Mississippi River. | March 19, 1687

8: But at the end, Robert La Salle have had many acomplishments and goals that were reached in his life. He found new fur-trade routes, established the Mississippi River Valley, and other river valleys. | The End...

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