French in North America --people and places

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Canada

means "village" in Huron language

Champlain

set up trading post at Quebec --the first permanent French settlement

Chicago

based upon the trading post found by Du Sable

Detroit

founded by the French in 1701

duSable

Haitian who found a trading post that became Chicago

Jolliet

French fur trader who explored with Marquette and found the Missisippi

LaSalle

French explorer who traveled all the way to the Gulf of Mexico

Louisiana

area founded by LaSalle -- near the Gulf of Mexico

Marquette

French missionary who explored the Midwest with Jolliet

New France

area settled by the French in the New Foundland area

quebec

first permanent French settlement founded by Champlain

St Lawrence `River

river that the French settled along

St Louis

founded by French priests along the Missisippi River