La Salle: Explorer of the Mississippi

La Salle: Explorer of the Mississippi

by Arlene Bourgeois Molzahn

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Who first sailed down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico? La Salle did. Known to many as Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, this French explorer claimed the Mississippi Valley for France. Read about how La Salle explored the Great Lakes area and tracked the Mississippi river to the Gulf of Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766021419
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/28/2004
Series: Explorers! Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

2Sieur de La Salle11
3In Search of Two Rivers17
4Fort Frontenac23
6Down the Mississippi35
Words to Know46
Learn More About La Salle (Books and Internet Addresses)47
List of Maps
Mississippi River16
Great Lakes28
La Salle's Routes34

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