France

By:Eliska

timeline

1515 François I crowned French King

1534 Jacques Cartier discovers the Great Lakes and the the St. Lawrence River

1547 Reign of Henry II

1572 Massacre of Protestants in Paris on St. Bartholomew's Eve by Catholics. 200,000 Huguenots fled France

1589 Henri IV becomes King

1603 Samuel de Champlain set sail for Quebec from Honfleur, France following in the path of Jacques Cartier to the St Lawrence River and Tadoussac

1605Samuel de Champlain establishes the first successful

New France Colony at Port Royal


5 W's

what-Jacques Cartier discovers the Great Lakes and the the St. Lawrence River


who-Jacques Cartier


why-It happened because Jacques Cartier sailed to what is now the U.S.A


when-April 20 ,1534


where-In what is now the U.S.A

Fun Facts

  1. France was ruled by 3 kings during this time period.
  2. France had (and has) a holiday called St.Bartholomew's Eve.


Paris is one of their biggest cities

This was Henri the IV

This is there flag and country

BY Eliska

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