Samuel de Champlain (1574 - 1635), "The Father of New France", was a French navigator, cartographer, draughtsman, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat, and chronicler. He founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608. Here is a J.D.Kelly painting of a portage in 1615.
Part II. Samuel de Champlain (c.1570-1635) He returned in 1608, founded Quebec, and established the first white settlement in New France. In 1609, he reached Lake Champlain in New York; later, mapped Lake Huron, and made this part of North America known to the world. He was governor of New France in 1626; his collected "Works," published in 1622-36, remain a great account of conquest and exploration.
Samuel de Champlain was an explorer, geographer, and a mapmaker. As founder and first governor of the French colony Quebec, he is known as the Father of New France, also known as the French colonial empire in North America.
Engage students with these English, French, and Dutch Explorer doodle notes. These fun doodle notes cover the following 8 explorers: John Cabot, Francis Drake, James Cook, Henry Hudson, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, and Robert la Salle. $ Great to use in your 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grade classroom or homeschool!
Fondation de Québec, le 3 juillet 1608. L'explorateur Samuel de Champlain débarque à Québec en compagnie d'une trentaine d'ouvriers et y fonde le premier établissement français permanent en Amérique. D'abord un comptoir de commerce, Québec est appelée à devenir le centre administratif et politique de la Nouvelle-France. Image : Champlain supervisant la construction de sa résidence, Québec, 1608 / Charles William Jefferys [vers 1925] - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada - Domaine public…