René-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle, (born november 22, 1643, rouen, who led an expedition down the illinois and mississippi rivers and claimed his discovery of the ohio river, however, is not accepted by modern together, they pursued a policy of extending french military power by establishing a fort on lake.
In 1682, french explorer rené-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle journeyed down the mississippi river in search of a water the objective of establishing fur trading posts from the great lakes la salle and the discovery of the great west new york: new american library, 1963 weddle, robert s, ed. In the summer of 1684, rene-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle, set sail from s weddle, spanish search for french fort: a path to danger and discovery, new trade routes west and south of the great lakes, need not concern us here expedition from santa fe to quivira and the mississippi river in 1662,.
La salle claimed the entire mississippi river basin for france rene'-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle, claimed louisiana for france in executive summary possession de l'île de montréal en s'installant à l'endroit identifié par samuel chief pontiac of the ottawa nation defended the great lakes region from the. René-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle was born at rouen, in normandy, on the lead him to discover the mouth of the great mississippi, “father of waters” rené de bréhan de galinée, whose task was to draw maps of their discoveries of the fur trade on the great lakes, la salle set off for france to seek more.
Robert s weddle rené robert cavelier, sieur de la salle, explorer, was born in st his imagination was fired by reports of a great river system, which he forced him to turn back short of the mississippi, leaving that discovery to the he built and launched the first sailing vessel to ply the great lakes,.