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The LA Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River

A Lost Manuscript of Nicolas De LA Salle, 1682

by William C. Foster

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Published by Texas State Historical Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • North American,
  • History: American,
  • Expeditions & Discoveries,
  • sieur de,,
  • 17th century,
  • La Salle, Nicolas de,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • USA,
  • Explorers,
  • 1643-1687,
  • Indians of North America,
  • La Salle, Robert Cavelier,,
  • Mississippi River Valley,
  • Biography,
  • Diaries,
  • France

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohanna L. Warren (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8091448M
    ISBN 100876111967
    ISBN 109780876111963


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The LA Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River by William C. Foster Download PDF EPUB FB2

The La Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River presents the definitive English translation of Nicolas de La Salle’s diary account of René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle’s discovery expedition of the Mississippi River from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

This previously unknown manuscript copy was discovered recently in the collection of rare books in /5(2). The La Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River presents the definitive English translation of Nicolas de La Salle's diary account of René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle's discovery expedition of the Mississippi River from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

The La Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River presents the definitive English translation of Nicolas de La Salle’s diary account of René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle’s discovery expedition of the Mississippi River from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

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The La Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River by Johanna S. Warren,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). The latest installment in the Great Explorers series, Despite All Obstacles: La Salle and the Conquest of the Mississippi, by Joan Elizabeth Goodman and illus.

by Tom McNeely, traces the life and journeys of the intrepid French explorer Ren-Robert Cavelier, better known as La Salle.5/5(4).

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This new voyage of four ships and more than people at the start was a follow-up to La Salle's exploration of the Mississippi from the mouth of the Illinois River to the Gulf of Mexico. The French explorer Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, was born on Novem The discovery of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers was still a far-off dream.

La Salle travelled all over Montreal and Quebec between andand not—as some contemporaries and biographers claimed—anywhere near the Mississippi River. An estate nearby, known as La Salle, was owned by the The LA Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River book family.

La Salle immigrated to Montreal in and engaged in several expeditions in the region. La Salle was given a mission to explore the Colbert (Mississippi) River and take possession The LA Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River book Louisiana, under the orders and letters patent of King Louis XIV of France.

Reid Lewis never wanted to be an ordinary French teacher. With the approach of the American Bicentennial, he decided to put his knowledge of French language and history to use in recreating the voyage of René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, the first European to travel from Montreal to the end of the Mississippi River/5.

What The LA Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River book La Salle's expedition and claims to the entire Mississippi River basin accomplish. It provoked the Spanish to return and reoccupy East Texas "Tejas", from which The LA Salle Expedition on the Mississippi River book gets its name, meant "friends in the language of the _________ Indians.

The La Salle Expedition in Texas presents the definitive English translation of Henri Joutel’s classic account of Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle’s – expedition to establish a fort and colony near the mouth of the Mississippi River. Written from detailed notes taken during this historic journey, Joutel’s journal is the most comprehensive and authoritative account.

Recommended for gr. Historical fiction during the time of La Salle and his Mississippi explorations. Pierre, a young boy whose family lives at a settlement on the Guadalupe River in Texas, joins La Salles expedition to locate the Mississippi River and a route to New France.

He becomes ill and is taken in by Hasinai Indians/5. The Expeditions of René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle were a series of trips into the Mississippi and Ohio Valley by French explorers led by René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle that began in the late s and continued for two decades.

La Salle’s main goal and mission for his expedition down the Mississippi River is to establish a trade network with villages along the way(C). He traveled along the river in hopes of establishing fur trading posts near the Mississippi River.

2 votes. Book containing an annotated and edited translation of an account of Robert La Salle's expedition down the Mississippi River and into Texas.

Joutel recounts such things as sailing to North America, daily activities during the expedition, and the murder of La by: 8. The French presence strengthened after when the La Salle expedition established a series of military forts along the Mississippi. La Salle was the first European to travel the Mississippi from the Illinois River to the Gulf of Mexico, and he claimed the Mississippi River drainage area for France, naming it "Louisiana" after King Louis XIV.

One covers both a journey La Salle took down the Mississippi River in and his voyage to the Gulf of Mexico. Another is a diary from a member of the Spanish expedition that circumnavigated the Gulf in in search of La Salle's colony. And the third details life in that colony, known as Fort-Saint Louis.

Rene Robert La Salle was a French explorer who traveled the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico, claiming all surrounding territory for France. He also traversed the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, exploring several rivers and making a name for himself as a prominent voyager of the seventeenth century.

La Salle established a fur trading post at the fort and soon became one of the most powerful persons in New France. Inhe again sailed to France, where he obtained permission to explore the Mississippi River. InLa Salle launched an expedition to give France control of the Great Lakes region.

La Salle buried an engraved plaque and a cross at the mouth of the river, claiming the entire Mississippi Basin for France and naming it La Louisiane in honor of his sovereign, King Louis XIV. Excited by his discovery, La Salle returned to France, determined to convince the king that a French colony must be established on the Gulf of Mexico at.

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” x 11” paper Butcher paper Crayons or markers. Lesson 1: La Salle’s Expedition. Overview. n Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle was given permission by the French King Louis XIV to sail to North America from France to set up a colony at the mouth of the Mississippi River. The journey retraced the 17th century expedition of French explorer René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle (aka Robert de La Salle) from Montreal through three Great Lakes and down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico.

It was led by Reid Lewis, then a year-old French teacher in Elgin, Illinois. Start studying Early Explorers Chapter 4.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. They found no riches and returned to the Mississippi River, and sailed along the coast to Mexico What impact did La Salle's expedition have on Spain.

Spain renewed its interest in Texas. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE. Get this from a library. Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle: explorer of the Mississippi River.

[Jim Hargrove] -- A biography of the seventeenth-century French explorer who, among other exploits, led the first European expedition to track the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico. This book is in good condition, minor cover and spine wear, tight binding and hinges, pages are fairly clean.

A great book for any collection. Old LA SALLE / DISCOVERY OF WEST Book FRENCH EXPLORER MISSISSIPPI RIVER ++ | eBaySeller Rating: % positive. Illinois River, just below Peoria, in January When directed to return to Montreal, la Salle chose Michael Accault, a voyageur, to lead an expedition to the Mississippi, accompa-nied by Antoine Auguelle and Father Louis Hennepin.

The small party headed down the Illinois on Febru As they paddled upstream, they met a Dakota. Reid Lewis never wanted to be an ordinary French teacher. With the approach of the American Bicentennial, he decided to put his knowledge of French language and history to use in recreating the voyage of René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, the first European to travel from Montreal to the end of the Mississippi River.

La Salle's plan was to enter the Gulf of Mexico and approach the entrance of the Mississippi by sea. One ship, the St. Francois, was lost to Spanish corsairs en route; the other three failed to locate the Mississippi because of bad weather and worse navigation.

La Salle landed on the Texas coast--first near Sabine Pass on New Year's Day in InFrench nobleman René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, launched an expedition down the Mississippi River from New France, expecting to find a path to the Pacific Ocean.

Instead, La Salle found a route to the Gulf of : Louis XIV. 50+ videos Play all Mix - The Expeditions of the Sieur de La Salle YouTube The French Explorers The Exploration of the Mississippi River Marquette Jolliet and LaSalle - Duration: La Salle claimed the entire Mississippi River basin for France.

Born in Rouen, France on Novemhe came to Canada in and founded the first settlement near Montreal. He then led several expeditions on the Great Lakes and the Ohio River and explored the Mississippi River in On JLa Salle sailed from France to. Home > FlashPoints / Conflicts > - LaSalle expedition maps the Mississippi - LaSalle expedition maps the Mississippi LaSalle, the intrepid 17th century French explorer, was murdered by his own men in during his fifth mapping expedition on the lower Mississippi River.

While looking for the Northwest Passage, Robert de la Salle explored the Mississippi River and the region around it in the late s. He claimed this land for France. He also explored the Ohio River. InHennepin was chosen to accompany René-Robert Cavelier Sieur de la Salle on his exploration of the Mississippi.

Inwhile on La Salle’s expedition. La Salle’s search for the mouth of the Mississippi River is noted on the map. The text describes the area of the Bay of St. Louis where La Salle set foot on land and built a fort in Author: Texas General Land Office. When La Salle learned of the exploration of Marquette and Joliet, he began his own adventure down the Missis-sippi River to the Gulf of Mexico in La Salle held a formal ceremony claiming the Mississippi Valley for France.

Section 1 The French Come to Louisiana File Size: 1MB. - La Salle was born in Rouen,France. - La Salle sets sail for New France in Canada. - Iroquois tell La Salle of two great rivers: the Ohio, and the Mississippi.

- On his first expedition he goes in search of the Ohio River. - On his second expedition he finds the mouth of the Mississippi River. Fort Prudhomme, or Prud'homme, was a simple stockade fortification, constructed pdf late Feb. on one of the Pdf Bluffs of the Mississippi River in West Tennessee by Cavelier de La Salle's French canoe expedition of the Mississippi River Basin.

The fortification was intended to provide shelter during the search for a member of the expedition who got lost at a .Download pdf Salle and 16 men leave for Canada to obtain supplies for the colony. At Fort St. Louis, only 20 colonists now remain.

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