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CHAMPLAIN One of the Great Explorers Samuel de Champlain discovered and rediscovered many locations in the New World He was trained in seamanship navigation and map making Champlain wrote a book on how the Indians lived The book had the best information about the Indians at that time He made many voyages to the New World Champlain was born in Brouage France in 1567 Samuel went to war in Brittany when he was a young man After the war he received a reward of money He was given command of a small ship going to the West Indies This voyage was the beginning of his adventures to the New World After a long time of exploring he was nicknamed the Father of New France Champlain was helped by his uncle a general of a fleet of the King of Spain to get the command of the ship going to the West Indies He first saw the New World under the Spanish flag Champlain cruised the West Indies and along the coast of the main land from Panama to Mexico He saw the ancient ruins of Mexico City Champlain was the first to suggest digging a canal to connect the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean He was asked by Aymar de Clermont Governor of Dieppe to explore the St Lawrence The leader of the expedition was a merchant named Pontgrave Aymar de Clermont equipped two ships that were slightly larger then a fishing boat The ships entered the Strait of Belle Isle As they traveled Champlain saw the ruins of Cartiers old fort at Tadoussac He also saw Mt Royal which Cartier named sixty years before The Indian village of Hochelaga had disappeared and there were only a few Algonquin Indians A little south of the St Lawrence River was a settlement they called St Croix
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