Jacques Cartier Research Paper

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Jacques Cartier was a French navigator, sent by the King of France to explore North America for gold, and to find a path to Asia. Cartier wanted to claim a part of the New World for France and that is one of the reasons why he planned on his voyages. People should know about him because he gave Canada its name. Also, I think Jacques Cartier did had a positive effect on us because he discovered Prince Edward Island and was the first explorer of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Cartier started to collect minerals that he thought were gold and diamond, but when he returned to France, he found that the gold and diamond was more than mineral deposits, which was fake. I believe that Cartier was such an important person because he helps to establish relationship
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