Who is Jacques Cartier?
What motivated Jacques Cartier?
How did Jacques Cartier make history?
Finally in 1541 the king sent Cartier on a third voyage to set up a French empire in North America. He took over 100 settlers , after going through two harsh winters , him and the settlers gave up. 1 year later they returned to France empty handed. But still Jacques Cartier had staked Frances claim in North America. Then 60 years later "New France" had its first permanent settlers.