Group 13

SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN

Ava, Lia,Thomas



Champlain had three ships:

1). Levrier (the hunt dog) was commanded by his friend Du Pont
2). St. Julien was the ship that Champlain got from his uncle-in-law, who was also an explorer
3). His main ship was the Don-de-dieu (Gift of God) was commanded by himself


questens and answers

Q). How far away did champlain live from the Huron?

A). Champlain lived 1,603 miles away from the Huron.

Q). Did Champlain have any other jobs than an explorer?

A). He was a mapmaker, geographor, and a navigator.

Q). Was Champlain married, and if so, how old was he when he got married?

A). He was married to a 12 year old named Hellene Boulle at age 43.

Q). Was Champlain weatlhy or poor?

A). He was very wealthy, but his parents were very poor.

Q). Was he accepted by the Huron and why?

A). He was accepted because of his weapons.









Timeline
1603- went on his first voyage to Canada for fur

1604- second trip to North America

1608- founded a trading post he named Quebec. remained there for three years

1616- got married to twelve year old Hellene Boulle, at age 43

1629- Champlain was taken by the English. Champlain was taken prisoner in England

1633- returned to trading post

1635- reamained in Quebec untill he died on christmas day (age of 68) because of the stroke he had in October








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