Samuel de Champlain Jessica Spudowski Basic Info. • Samuel de Champlain • The country he sailed for was Canada , Quebec • The date he sailed for was July 1608 Early Life • Samuel de Champlain was born in Brouage , France 1575 • He joined French King’s army • Samuel de Champlain was in the military in his twenties • He met with the Iroquois Indians What he was looking for • Samuel de Champlain was looking for furs. • He traded with the Native American tribes. • He bought a colonist site of Quebec city and built a fort and called it ”The Fur Trading Empire. The route he took • He took traveled west ward along the Ottawa River, he crossed the Lake Nipissing and then on to Georgian Bay in Lake Huron. Then crossed Lake Ontario into New York. Making the first known record of explorations of these reigons. What Samuel de Champlain Faced During the Journey • In 1612 the fur companies appointed Samuel de Champlain governor of Quebec England. • France went into war ,the English ships blocked Quebec and he was forced to surrender his fort the following year. Discoveries Made and How That Impacted The World • Champlain increased the volume of the French fur trade. Other Additional Facts • Samuel de Champlain died on December 25 1635. • Lake Champlain was named after him. Reference • Torpe ,f.j. Champlain, Samuel de. Grolier multimedia encyclopedia . Grioler online, 2012 web 13 dec.2012 • Moir John s Champlain, Samuel de1567 1635 .The New book of Knowledge Grolier online 2012 web 12 Dec. 2012. • Champlain, Samuel de. America the Beautiful Grolier online, 2012 web. 10 Dec. 2012 • Samuel de Champlain , by Liz Sonneborn • World book encyclopedia 1992 Edition.