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Fr. Marquette S.J.
French explorer; traveled Great Lakes, crossed Wisconson; claimed land for France
Why were explorations possible during the Renaissance?
Magnetic compasses, astrolabe, caravel ships, new technology
The 7 steps for exploration
1. explore 2. trading posts 3. settlers arrive 4. mother country appoints governor 5. settlers enslaved 6. exploitation of settlers for money 7. african slaves brought to add work force
joint stock company
a private trading company that sells shares to investors when enough shares are sold - voyage begins
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