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La Salle: French Explorer of the Mississippi


Book Description
Ren-Robert Cavelier, known as Sieur de La Salle, was the first European explorer to traverse the entire Mississippi River to its mouth at the Gulf of Mexico. Originally groomed for the priesthood in France, La Salle would journey through America on five separate expeditions. Author David Aretha describes how the explorer claimed the Louisiana territory for France in 1682 and met his end at the han... More
Book Information
PublisherEnslow Publishers, Inc.
BindingLibrary Binding
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages112
ISBN-101598450980
ISBN-13978-1598450989
Publication Date05/01/2009
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About David Aretha (Author) : David Aretha is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of David Aretha include Yellowstone National Park: Adventure, Explore, Discover (America's N... more
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