What did Jacques Cartier discover?

Answer French explorer Jacques Cartier was the first European to explore and chart Prince Edward Island and the Saint Lawrence River as far as Montreal. Encyclopedia Britannica also credits him with namin... Read More »

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What was the discovery of Jacques Cartier?

Jacques Cartier discovered the St. Lawrence River. Cartier was a French navigator who was born in Brittany. He made his discovery in 1534 while searching for a northwest passage to the East. Cartie... Read More »

What was Jacques Cartier famous for?

According to the New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia, Jacques Cartier is famous for being a sailor, navigator and explorer of Canada. The most famous period of Cartier's life covers his 3 voyages of e... Read More »

What route did Jacques Cartier take?

Jacques Cartier was a French explorer in the 1500s who sought the "Northwest Passage," a sea route to Asia from Europe and explored what is today eastern Canada. Cartier commanded three exploration... Read More »

What country did Jacques Cartier sail for?

The explorer Jacques Cartier sailed for the king of France in the early 16th century, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. While searching for a passage to Asia, Cartier became the first Europ... Read More »