Explorers of Missouri

Who were the following people?
Father Jacques Marquette
Louis Jolliet
Robert de La Salle
Etienne de Bourgmont


What did they do that was important to Missouri?
Where did they come from?
What were they looking for?
When did they do this?
What impact did they have on Missouri?

Use your Missouri textbook and the following websites to find out. Write a paragraph about each of the explorers. Be sure to include all the information you can that is important for us to know.


Robert de LaSalle
Rootsweb
Civilization
Enchanted Learning
Fact Monster

Missouri History

Jacques Marquette
Civilizations
Enchanted Learning


Louis Jolliet
Civilization
Enchanted Learning
Fact Monster


Marquette & Jolliet
Thinkquest
Missouri History


Timeline
Missouri Archives

Etienne de Bourgmont
Military Resources

All Explorers
Wikipedia
Teachers First
European Explorers