Champlain the Founder of New France

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Kessinger Publishing, May 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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1903. Illustrated. The story of Champlain, French explorer and navigator who mapped much of northeastern North America and started a settlement in Quebec. Champlain also discovered the lake named for him, Lake Champlain on the border of northern New York state and Vermont, and was important in establishing and administering the French colonies in the New World. Contents: The Making of a Soldier; The Making of a Sailor; The Explorers of New France; Champlain on the St. Lawrence; A Winter in Acadia; A Glimpse of New England; The Founding of Quebec; Arrows and Arquebuses; Another Forest Battle; The Beginnings of Montreal; A Search for the North Sea; A Winter among the Hurons; The Brewing of a Storm; Defiance and Starvation; The Capture of Quebec; Restitution and Renovation; and The Passing of a Knightly Soul.

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