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Robert de La Salle

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By: Connor, Derek, Sam. Robert de La Salle. Personal Backrounds. Robert de La Salle was a French Nobleman. Sponsor. Robert de La Salle was Sponsored by King Louis XVI of France. He liked Robert’s plan. But the catch was he Had to pay his voyage himself. King Louis XVI. Motives. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • By: Connor, Derek, Sam

  • Personal BackroundsRobert de La Salle was a French Nobleman

  • SponsorRobert de La Salle was Sponsored by King Louis XVI of France. He liked Roberts plan.But the catch was he Had to pay his voyage himself.

    King Louis XVI

  • MotivesRobert de La Salle motives were personal wealth and canoe trade routes.

  • Time Line of ExplorationBegan: 1681

    Ended:1684

  • Route of Exploration

  • What he did with the LandClaiming new land for the country

    Lead to new settlement in the area that he discovered

  • Creditshttp://www.westirondequoit.org/iroquois/explore/lasalle.htmhttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:France_Flag_Map.svghttp://www.tradebit.com/filedetail.php/4036315v2908909-map-france-highlighted-redPS: He got murdered by his crew because they thought he was crazy!

  • PEACE and HAPPY HOLIDAYS from the Robert de La Salle group.