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Radisson & des Groseilliers : Fur Traders of the North
by Katharine Bailey


Overview - In the mid 1600s, legendary fur traders Radisson and des Groseilliers were the first Europeans to explore the upper part of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. This exciting book explains how their trade routes helped open up the midwest of the United States and Canada and how their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson's Bay Company, the oldest corporation in North America.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In the mid 1600s, legendary fur traders Radisson and des Groseilliers were the first Europeans to explore the upper part of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. This exciting book explains how their trade routes helped open up the midwest of the United States and Canada and how their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson's Bay Company, the oldest corporation in North America. Young readers will also be fascinated to read about Radisson's early kidnapping by the Iroquois. Other topics include
- previous expeditions before their partnership
- the rugged life of a voyageur
- the League of Friendship
- what a Royal Charter for fur trading and exploration was
- the fur trade in North America
- colorful maps and images showing the areas explored
- sections on the age of exploration
- the political climates of various countries that made explorers venture out into the unknown
- real recipes for foods the explorers ate on their travels
- how explorers lived while on the high seas, on the trail, or in the encampment

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780778724582
  • ISBN-10: 0778724581
  • Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: April 2006
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-13
  • Dimensions: 10.86 x 8.28 x 0.13 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.38 pounds

Series: In the Footsteps of Explorers

Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - Exploration & Discovery

 
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