Explorer Timeline

Timeline created by cmazzarelli
  • Mar 13, 1491

    the birth of jaques

    this was the date of his birth.
  • Mar 21, 1531

    When he started exploring

    he explored America, particularly Brazil, before making two big american voyages along the seas
  • May 16, 1531

    Sailing to St, Laurence`

    Cartier sailed on April 20 1531, with two ships and 61 men, and arrived 20 days later at st Laurence.
  • Mar 13, 1532

    New adventure

    In 1534, King Francis of France sent Cartier on a new trip to the eastern
    coast of North America, then called the "northern lands.
  • Mar 13, 1532

    On the voyage

  • Mar 13, 1532

    New land

    in 1532 He explored the west coast of Newfoundland and discovered Prince Edward Island and sailed through the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
  • Jan 24, 1533

    Going down river

    In September 1533 , Cartier sailed downriver to what would become Montreal and was welcomed by the Iroquois who controlled the area, he heard from them that there were other rivers that led farther west, where gold, silver, copper and spices could be found.
  • Mar 21, 1533

    Spring time is travel time

    Cartier waited until spring 1533 , when the river was free of ice, and captured some of the Iroquois.
  • May 13, 1533

    Returning from the long travel

    After returning to France, King Francis was impressed with Cartier’s report of what he had seen, so he sent the explorer back the next year,in 1533 in May, with three ships and 110 men.
  • Sep 15, 1533

    Winter trouble

    In September 1533 , Cartier sailed downriver to what would become Montreal and was welcomed by the Iroquois who controlled the area, he heard from them that there were other rivers that led farther west, where gold, silver, copper and spices could be found.
  • Feb 13, 1534

    The big ending

    Cartier traveled from london across the Atlantic ocean through the gulf of Saint Laurence then found the Saint Lawrence river then stopped at Montreal in 1534.
  • Mar 12, 1534

    Escape the ice

    Because of his escape, he was only able to report to the king that riches lay farther west and that a great river, was about 2,000 miles long, it possibly led to Asia.
  • Jun 21, 1557

    R.I.P

    Jaques Cartier is dead
  • Period:
    Mar 13, 1491
    to
    Sep 1, 1557

    Jaques Cartier life