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Cartier was born in France in 1491.
What 3 things was Cartier searching for? Pick 3!
A quick way to Asia
Cartier explored the northern part of the "new world", which was which country?
Which river did Cartier discover?
St. Lawrence River
Cartier's first voyage was successful, so the King sent him on a second voyage to travel further down the river they found on the first voyage.
Which Native American tribe helped Cartier learn about the land?
The winter months froze the river, and the men got sick from scurvy. What happend next? Pick all that apply.
Some helpful natives gave the men tea to cure their illness.
The crew had to wait until spring before exploring again.
They immediately sailed back to France.
They built a colony and lived there for many years.
In the spring, Cartier was able to return to France. What did the king say?
Here is the gold I promised you.
You did it again! Please make a third voyage and take some men to live there in a permanent settlement.
You've been gone for too long. I don't want you to ever sail for France again!
Why do we remember Jacques Cartier as a famous explorer?
He had discovered America and learned to trade with the natives.
He explored with Christopher Columbus and Balboa.
He had three successful voyages and claimed a new river and new land for France.
How many days did it take Cartier to reach the "new world"?
They never reached the "new world".