Major Accomplishments <ul><li>He discovered the St. Lawrence River </li></ul>Jacques Cartier explored areas near what is today Quebec, Canada. http://scott.k12.va.us/jcollins/jacques_cartier.htm Information found at
<ul><li>The King of France sent him to look for the Northwest passage through or around North America to East Asia. </li></ul>http://scott.k12.va.us/jcollins/jacques_cartier.htm Information and picture found at
<ul><li>When Cartier was exploring the area, he met Indians and traded with them. </li></ul>http://www.sonofthesouth.net/revolutionary-war/explorers/jacques-cartier.htm
Jacques Cartier found Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada
25 of Cartiers men died of scurvy http://www.google.com/images?q=indians&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source =og&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wi&biw=1024&bih=574 Jacques Cartier betrayed the Huron indians and captured 12 of them.
He left for France with the 12 indians. http://www.wordtravels.com/Travelguide/Countries/France/Map http:// hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/phillie/SocialStudies/Atlantic/jacques_cartier.htm
He wanted the captured indians to tell him where the gold mine was.