Jacques Marquette marquette_portrait.jpg 1.gif
background info: Went to study native language

year of birth:1637
year of death:1675

years that they traveled: 5 years
nationality of explorer: French

explorers goal: Turn the Indians into christens

explores statistics:

Jacques had five men
He stopped because he was warned about hostile Indians
He died trying to turn Indians into christens
He was a french Jesuit and priest explorer

important facts: His health failed him

outcome of voyage:
He tried to find a river
He was the first to find the existence of a waterway from St.Lawrence to the gulf of Mexico