Sieur de la salle the man who claimed the entire mississippi river drainage basin for france rené-robert cavelier was born in rouen, france la salle thought that at least one of these rivers might be a route through north america to the pacific ocean, something for which explorers had been. Article from the handbook of texas online on la salle and his career. My name is rene-robert de la salle i was born in rouen, france, on november 22, 1643, but facebook doesn't let me go back that far as a child, i attended a jesuit school run by priests, and enjoyed science and nature i took up fur trading in canada, but quickly got bored of it. La salle's subsequent travels on this occasion are shrouded in an obscurity that will perhaps never be dispelled whether he was the first white man to gaze upon niagara, whether he explored the allegheny valley or the ohio river, he seems not to have reached the mississippi, joliet's undisputed claim to that. René-robert was baptized in the parish of saint-herbland, and brought up in the same district as pierre corneille, scarcely five minutes' walk from the great playwright's dwelling he belonged to a rich family of the upper bourgeoisie of provincial france, and the name la salle.
Report abuse transcript of rene robert de la salle before i start telling you about what the tittle says i am going to tell you how he got therethere were four ship that went therethere was the jolie, stfrancois , aimable ,and the bellethe place he went was louisiana in the ushe was doing the. Robert cavalier, sieur de la salle, was born in rouen, france in 1643 as a young man, la salle planned to enter the priesthood, but found himself unsuited to the life at the age of 24, he followed his brother to canada, where he entered the fur trade la salle was soon captivated by the opportunities. How did rene robert cavelier sieur de la salle die he was killed by his own crew, because he was exploring too fastmost of the crew died, but rene robert cavalier sieur de la salle was a famous french explorer in the late 1600s he journeyed to the great lakes region of america, as well as the. René-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle automatic translation showing page 1 found 0 sentences matching phrase rené robert cavelier de la sallefound in 0 ms translation memories are created by human, but computer aligned, which might cause mistakes.
Immediately download the rené-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for everything you need to understand or teach rené-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle. La salle went along lake michigan, erected fort miami on the site of present st joseph, mich after la salle's departure tonti was attacked by hostile iroquois and was forced to flee the settlement original narratives are translated in i j cox, the journeys of rené robert cavelier, sieur da la. Buy a cheap copy of the journeys of rene robert cavelier book free shipping over $10. René-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle was a famous french explorer and the first european to sail the length of the mississippi river he also explored the great lakes region and the gulf of mexico he named the mississippi basin louisiana, to honor king louis xiv robert de la salle was born in a.
René robert cavelier, sieur de la salle (1643-1687), was a french explorer and colonizer, best known for his discovery of the mississippi delta rené robert cavelier, later sieur de la salle, was born on sept 21, 1643, near rouen into a wealthy bourgeois family in 1658 he entered the novitiate. Rene' robert cavelier de la salle's expedition arriving at the source to the mississippi river in 1682, painting by george catlin la salle believed the mississippi would flow into the gulf of california and from there he would be able to find a western route to china. René-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle, or robert de la salle (november 21, 1643 - march 19, 1687) was a french explorer he explored the great lakes region of the united states and canada, the mississippi river, and the gulf of mexico la salle claimed the entire mississippi river basin for. René-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle (we call him robert la salle) was a french explorer he was sent by king louis the 14 to travel south from his mission and goal was to explore and establish fur-trade routes along the river la salle named the entire mississippi basin louisiana, in honor of the. Also known as english rené-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle languages spoken, written or signed.
200 henry de tonty who was la salle's best friend 300 george w bush + - continue esc reveal correct response spacebar rene robert sieur de la salle 1 team 2 teams 3 teams 4 teams 5 teams 6 teams 7 teams 8 teams 9 teams 10 teams 11 teams 12 teams 13 teams 14 teams 15. La salle's career in exploration began in 1666, when he traveled to quebec, canada as a french colonist in 1667, he was granted a seigneury (a large plot of land) on montreal island, which he sold two years later in the hopes of jump starting his career as an explorer. Robert de la salle was born on november 21, 1643, into a comfortably well-off family in rouen, france, in the parish saint-herbland when la salle was younger he enjoyed science and nature as a man, he studied with the jesuit religious order and became a member after taking initial vows in.
Voir aussi • rené bréhant de galinée • rené robert cavelier de la salle • daniel de rémy de courcelles • françois vachon de essa fu fondata dall ' esploratore rené robert cavelier de la salle nel corso di una spedizione che intendeva colonizzare la foce. La salle, robert cavelier, sieur de (rōbĕr` kävəlyā` syör də lä säl`), 1643-87, french explorer in north america, one of the most celebrated explorers and builders of new france he entered a jesuit novitiate as a boy but later left the religious life in 1666 he went to canada. La salle was born in rouen and was briefly a member of the jesuit religious order, taking his vows in 1660 on 27 march 1667, he was released from the jesuit order after citing moral weaknesses in his the fort was named for la salle's patron, louis de baude frontenac, governor of new france. In 1682, rené-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle, led an expedition down the mississippi when he reached its mouth, la salle claimed the river and its despite setbacks, the la salle expeditions provided the french government with information about the geography and native population of the.
This article is about the french explorerfor the french priest of that era with the same surname for whom la salle university is named, see jean-baptiste. René robert cavelier sieur de la salle view on. On november 21, 1643, rené-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle, was born in rouen, normandy, the son of a wealthy middle-class haberdasher from an early age, la salle wanted to become a jesuit priest and, at age of 15, was enrolled in the jesuit noviciate in rouen two years later, in 1660, la. Edit mode rené-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle french explorer encyclopædia britannica articles are written in a neutral objective tone for a general audience you may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered.