Jacques Cartier

Jacques Cartier

by Sir Joseph Pope

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Jacques Cartier by Sir Joseph Pope

The story of Jacques Cartier's life and the voyages he made to the new world.

Jacques Cartier (1491 – September 1, 1557) was a French explorer of Breton origin who claimed what is now Canada for France. He was the first European to describe and map the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River, which he named "The Country of Canadas", after the Iroquois names for the two big settlements he saw at Stadacona (Quebec City) and at Hochelaga (Montreal Island).

Originally published c1890.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012822284
Publisher: RBerry
Publication date: 07/02/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 411 KB

About the Author

Sir Joseph Pope, KCMG, CVO, ISO (August 16, 1854 – December 2, 1926) was a Canadian public servant. He was Private Secretary to Sir John A. Macdonald from 1882 to 1891 and Assistant Clerk to the Privy Council & Under Secretary of State for Canada from 1896 to 1926.

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