LOUISIANA’S EXPLORERS
HERNANDO DE SOTO <ul><li>He was the first European explorer to visit our state. </li></ul><ul><li>He landed in the Louisia...
LA SALLE AND CAVALIER <ul><li>They were French explorers. </li></ul><ul><li>They traveled down the Mississippi River from ...
IBERVILLE AND BIENVILLE <ul><li>They are brothers. </li></ul><ul><li>They were sent from France in to find the river La Sa...
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  1. 1. LOUISIANA’S EXPLORERS
  2. 2. HERNANDO DE SOTO <ul><li>He was the first European explorer to visit our state. </li></ul><ul><li>He landed in the Louisiana territory in 1541. </li></ul>
  3. 3. LA SALLE AND CAVALIER <ul><li>They were French explorers. </li></ul><ul><li>They traveled down the Mississippi River from Canada in 1862. </li></ul><ul><li>La Salle claimed the territory for France. </li></ul><ul><li>He named the territory Louisiana in honor King Louis XIV of France . </li></ul>
  4. 4. IBERVILLE AND BIENVILLE <ul><li>They are brothers. </li></ul><ul><li>They were sent from France in to find the river La Salle traveled and to start a colony. </li></ul><ul><li>They arrived in the Gulf of Mexico in 1699. </li></ul>

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