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Rene-Robert Cavalier, Sieur de La Salle devoted his life to the discovery and exploration of the Mississippi River. He believed that the great river would provide him with an easier route to China, where he could find valuable silks and spices. His revised goal was to create a French empire in North America that would stretch from Canada to the ... Read More

La Salle: Claiming the Mississippi River for France 2003, Rosen Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780823936281