page ones Jacques Marquette was a french explore and he was also a Roman Catholic. He
Jolliet on a trip down in Mississippi river. They were most likely first europeans to explore the upper mississippi river
and parts of illion and wisconsin.


Marquette was born in loan France. he went to schools run by roman catholic priests called
Jesuit in1656. In 1666 Marquette was sent to new France and now it is called cand

. Marquette studied and tough classes
in Jesuit colleges in France for about 12 years before his superiors assigned him in 1666.