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Marquette and Joliet: voyagers on the Mississippi.
A biography of the two seventeenth-century French explorers who were the first to chart the course of the Mississippi River.
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|Statement||Illustrated by William Stobbs.|
|Contributions||Stobbs, William, illus.|
|LC Classifications||F352 .S95 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||95,  p.|
|Number of Pages||95|
|ISBN 10||0688201059, 0688301053|
|LC Control Number||73014504|
The Marquette–Joliet Bridge is a bridge crossing the Mississippi River, connecting Marquette, Iowa and Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Local residents refer to the bridge as the Prairie Bridge or the Marquette Bridge; both terms are used equally. CONTENTS. History of the Discovery of the Mississippi Valley, page vii Life of Father James Marquette, of the Society of Jesus, first explorer of the Mississippi xli Notice on the sieur Jolliet lxxix Notice on Father Claudius Dablon 2 Voyages and Discoveries of Father James Marquette, of the Society of Jesus, in , and the following years 3 Notice on Father Claude Allouez 67 Narrative of a.
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The World's Great Explorers Ser.: Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet: Mississippi River Voyagers by Zachary Kent (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! On the 17th of June, , the canoes of Joliet and Marquette and their five subordinates reached the junction of the Wisconsin with the Mississippi. Mr. Parkman says: ’Before them a wide and rapid current coursed athwart their way, by the foot of lofty heights wrapped thick in forests.’.
Copy, probably from the 's, of a transcription of the accounts by Father Jacques Marquette of his two journeys from the Mission St. Ignace in Michilimackinac down the Mississippi River in and , and by Father Claude Alloüez of a third journey to the Illinois country in ; along with Marquette's autograph letter and. In May, , they started. They coasted along the shores of Lake Michigan until they came to a village of the Menomonies, or "wild-rice" Indians. These Indians did all they could to prevent Joliet and Marquette from going farther. "There are fierce tribes on the banks of the Mississippi who tomahawk all strangers," they said.
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InFather Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary, and Louis Joliet, a fur trader, undertook an expedition to explore the unsettled territory in North America from the Great Lakes region to the Gulf of Mexico for the colonial power of France. Leaving with several men in two bark canoes, Marquette and Joliet entered the Mississippi River and arrived in present-day Arkansas in June Looking for books by Ronald Syme.
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In two canoes paddled by five voyageurs, Marquette and Joliet left St. Ignace, at the head of Lake Michigan, on They crossed Wisconsin between June 1 and J then followed the Mississippi River hundreds of miles south to Arkansas.
Louis Jolliet (sometimes spelled Joliet) and Jacques Marquette are credited with the (European) discovery of the Mississippi River. Jacques Marquette (also known as Father Marquette) was a Catholic missionary and explorer.
He was born in Laon, France. In he came to Québec, Canada and learned Indian languages. From to he worked in missions. Jacques Marquette S.J. (June 1, – ), sometimes known as Père Marquette or James Marquette, was a French-American Jesuit missionary who founded Michigan's first European settlement, Sault Ste.
Marie, and later founded St. Ignace,Marquette, with Louis Jolliet, an explorer born near Quebec City, was the first European to explore and map the northern portion. While Joliet continued on to Canada to relay news of the expedition and its discoveries, Marquette stayed behind in Green Bay.
Inhe set out to found a mission among the Illinois tion: Missionary. Buy Marquette and Joliet: voyagers on the Mississippi. by Ronald Syme, William Stobbs online at Alibris.
We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Fleshing out the journals of Father Marquette and other firsthand observers with some dialogue from his own imagination, Syme traces the two explorers' similar boyhoods in France, their journey down the Mississippi and back again and their subsequent careers Marquette's death while trying to establish a mission to the Illinois Indians, and Joliet's exploration of the Hudson Bay.
Even. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Marquette and Joliet: Voyagers on the Mississippi by Ronald Syme (Hardcover) at the best online prices. the three hundredth anniversary of the marquette-joliet exploration of the mississippi and its tributaries inspired a retracing of the mile route by seven men costumed in 17th century garb and paddling two 17th century type canoes.
here they are shown leaving the muscoda campsite at 8 am. Onthe Rev. Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet set out on a voyage that would take them thousands of miles into the North American interior, confirming that it was possible to travel by water from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and initiating some of the first white settlements in the region.
Marquette and Joliet were an unusual match. Buy a cheap copy of Marquette and Joliet: Voyagers on the book by Ronald Syme. A biography of the two seventeenth-century French explorers who were the first to chart the course of the Mississippi River.
Free shipping over $ InFrench-born missionary Jacques Marquette and Canadian-born fur trader Louis Jolliet set out on a dangerous yet exciting voyage in search of the famed Northwest Passage, and a shorter trade route to Japan and China.
In breathtaking detail, this narrative describes their brave journey vividly portraying encounters with American Indians, hair-raising antics with never-before-seen Reviews: 1. THE ROBINSON LIBRARY: The Robinson Library >> Mississippi River and Valley: Marquette and Joliet Explore the Mississippi River.
InFather Jacques Marquette and fur trader Louis Joliet were sent by Governor Frontenac of New France (now Canada) to look for a route to the Pacific Ocean. The Governor had been hearing tales of a mighty river to the south, and it was this river that Marquette.
Click to read more about Marquette and Joliet: voyagers on the Mississippi by Ronald Syme. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Ronald Syme. Louis Jolliet, Jolliet also spelled Joliet, (born before Sept. 21,probably Beaupré, near Quebec—died after MayQuebec province), French Canadian explorer and cartographer who, with Father Jacques Marquette, was the first white man to traverse the Mississippi River from its confluence with the Wisconsin to the mouth of the.
Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet Summary of their Mississippi journey from PBS. The Mississippi Voyage of Jolliet and Marquette Text of Marquette’s journal detailing the event at the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Jacques Marquette Statue contributed by Wisconsin in Statuary Hall at the Capitol. The Mississippi River.Marquette and Joliet left Michilimackinac onand headed their canoes south along Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to present-day Green Bay, Wisconsin. They visited with the Menominee Indians and Marquette described the “folle avione” or wild rice growing throughout the region that sustained large populations of native people.