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Robert de La Salle

Published on Dec 30, 2015

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Robert de La Salle


Personal background

  • He is a Nobleman
  • He is from France
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  • France sponsored him
  • King Louis XIV supported him
  • He borrowed money from King Louis XIV 
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Reason for exploration

  • To find fabled NW passage to Asia for wealth and trade

Date of exploration

1666 - 1684
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Route of exploration

  • They traveled to the Mississippi river but passed it well on the Alantic 
  • You could find Roberts travel 


  • He discovered Texas
  • He is known for because they 


  • had given him to claim the entire Mississippi river vally
  • He found a settelment
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