Samuel De Champlain: Founding The City Of Québec

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Samuel de Champlain was a French explorer who founded most of what is known today as Canada. Samuel de Champlain is primarily known for founding the city of Québec in the year 1608, and for exploring and mapping the Great Lakes as well. After establishing the city of Québec, Champlain realized that he needed to protect his new founded city, which required a military alliance to fight the Iroquois, which was accomplished. Later returning to North America continuing his exploration of the St. Lawrence River. Years later King Louis XIII ordered Champlain back to Québec to act as its administrator, which effectively ended Champlain’s exploration of the St. Lawrence River. Later in the year 1629 the English captured Québec and Samuel de Champlain

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