1673 French Exploration of the Mississippi River
Professor Laura Chmielewski delivered a talk about her book Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet: Exploration, Encounter and the French New World.
Professor Laura Chmielewski spoke about the 1673 French expedition led by Jesuit missionary Jacques Marquette and fur trapper Louis Jolliet, who became the first Europeans to explore the Mississippi River.
View her entire presentation here on cspan.org.
Chmielewski is the author of Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet: Exploration, Encounter and the French New World.