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Marquette & Jolliet : quest for the Mississippi

Author: Alexander Zelenyj
Publisher: New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2007. ©2007
Series: In the footsteps of explorers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This exciting new book outlines how Marquette and Jolliet laid the groundwork for further French colonization of the New World, which led to the claiming of the huge territory of Louisiana.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jacques Marquette; Louis Joliet; Jacques Marquette; Louis Joliet; Louis Joliet; Jacques Marquette
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Zelenyj
ISBN: 9780778724315 077872431X 9780778724674 0778724670
OCLC Number: 68192269
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Interest age level : Ages 9-12.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: French explorers --
To the new world! --
New France --
Young adventurers --
Two Frenchmen meet --
In search of the river --
The Mississippi --
Roughing it --
Life on the river --
Native cultures --
After the expedition --
A new frontier --
Lasting legacy --
Glossary and index.
Series Title: In the footsteps of explorers.
Other Titles: Marquette and Jolliet
Quest for the Mississippi
Responsibility: Alexander Zelenyj.
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This exciting new book outlines how Marquette and Jolliet laid the groundwork for further French colonization of the New World, which led to the claiming of the huge territory of Louisiana.

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