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John’s Believe It Or Not… March 1st

* 1632 – Champlain appointed Canada’s First Royal Governor * 1961 Kennedy establishes Peace Corps * 1692 Salem Witch Hunt begins * 1954 Puerto Rican nationalists wound five representatives * 1872 Yellowstone Park established

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* 1632 – Champlain appointed Canada’s First Royal Governor

Samuel de Champlain born Samuel Champlain; on or before August 13, 1574 – December 25, 1635, “The Father of New France”, was a French navigator, cartographer, draftsman, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat, and chronicler. He made from 21-29 trips across the Atlantic and founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608. He is important to Canadian history because he made the first accurate map of the coast and he helped found the settlements. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… March 1st”