Jacques Cartier was born December,31,1491 and died September,1,1557 he claimed the country Canada and was searching for gold and silver he named a city in
Canada called Quebec he had two ships he sailed from France all the way to Quebec.He traveled all around the world to find Canada.He was looking for gold and silver but
instead he found furs.He was the first European to describe are map of he the gulf of Saint Lawrence and the showers of saint Lawrence River.the settlement in 1541 he was a french explorer he was in a war. He had a war over food and a village he kidnapped two sons of the chief two people he had no kids India he also was born at Quebec