Jacques Cartier was born in St. Malo France, 1491. In his younger past life there was not much that he had did when he was young. But he was terribly made fun of by his classmates. In 1534 his first voyage had started. Jacques Cartier was married in 1520. He got married to Catherine Des Granches. On his voyage he was headed for Asia for spices, and other useful things. Instead of going the usual way that the other mariners did to go to Asia he decided to head a different way to try and find a shorter way. But instead of going to Asia, he came upon Canada. It was 1557 when he passed away. Jacques Cartier was only 66 years old. When he was in Canada most of his men died of scurvy and the extremely cold weather in Canada. Luckily for Jacques Cartier he had escaped the tragic diesease and the weather. He then headed back to his home town, St. Malo where he spent the rest of his exciting life and passed away peacefully by his wife's side.
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