The Story of LaSalle

Did the French man succeed?

Who Was LaSalle?

La Salle was from France. La Salle wanted to clam land for France from Gulf of Mexico,to the Mississippi River. He wanted to trade with the Indians for cloth, and fur.

Was He Successful?

LaSalle was mean and stubborn. His crew did not like him.He missed the Mississippi River

by 400 miles and he landed in Texas, but he should land in Mississippi. His crew turned on him and went back to France and some of crew died and then they killed LaSalle. The Karankawa took his forte.