Robert La Salle was born in Rouen France. His real name real name was Robert cavelier. the second son of jean cavelier and his wife Catherine. At a young age he urged to travel to foreign lands. at the age of nine his dad enrolled him in a local grammar school ran by a group of catholic priests. Robert La salle worked and studied hard at a lot of Jesuits schools He worked so hard he graduated with some honors At age 20. Robert took a teaching position at one of the grammar school He was also eager to start his missionary work. He then wrote a letter to a important Jesuit saying its my 23ed year i want to be sent to china!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

when the jesuit dident wrigth back he left the order of jesuit. instead of being a missionary in china he went to north america.