Jacques Cartier: French Explorer That Named Canada

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Arienne King
by HISTORY
published on 26 March 2021

French explorer Jacques Cartier named Canada after "kanata," the Huron-Iroquois word for settlement. Learn more about his search for a passage to East Asia and how he laid the original French claim for Canada in this video.

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HISTORY. (2021, March 26). Jacques Cartier: French Explorer That Named Canada. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2367/jacques-cartier-french-explorer-that-named-canada/

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HISTORY. "Jacques Cartier: French Explorer That Named Canada." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 26, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2367/jacques-cartier-french-explorer-that-named-canada/.

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HISTORY. "Jacques Cartier: French Explorer That Named Canada." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Mar 2021. Web. 13 Jul 2024.

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