Cartier: Jacques Cartier in Search of the Northwest Passage

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This beautifully designed series on the world's greatest explorers discusses their stories and the impact that they have had on the world. Students will learn the geographic, economic, and religious reasons that brought the explorers and settlers to unfamiliar regions. The problems they faced, and their goals and accomplishments, are discussed as well as their fears and superstitions. This series also looks at the impact that the explorers had on native people and the conflicts that arose. Maps and important dates are included as well as an index, glossary, and resources for additional information.

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About the author (2001)

Jean F. Blashfield has worked for publishers in Chicago, Illinois, and Washington, D.C. A graduate of the University of Michigan, she has written more than 90 books, most of them for young people. Jean F. Blashfield has two adult children and lives in Delavan, Wisconsin.

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