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Father Marquette __ "Jacques Marquette was born on June 10, 1673. He went to a school run by Jesuit priests. He joined the Jesuit order in 1656 and spent the next 10 years studying and teaching in France. In 1666 Marquette was sent as a missionary to New France (the French colonies in the New World) where he spent 2 years learning 6 Native American languages."  A brief, but good, overview. - From thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/father_marquette.htm 

Father Marquette National Memorial __ Learn about the Memorial and Museum. - From National Park Service - http://www.nps.gov/fama/

Jacques Marquette __ "Visit this site dedicated to providing information about Jacques Marquette.Fast and accurate details and facts about the history of Jacques Marquette."  A lot of information in outline form. - From elizabethan-era.org.uk - http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/jacques-marquette.htm  

 

Jacques Marquette __ "Father Jacques Marquette (French: Père Jacques Marquette) (10 June 1637–May 18, 1675) and Louis Jolliet were the first Europeans to see and map the Mississippi River."  You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Marquette 

Jacques Marquette __ "Father Marquette, a Jesuit priest, missionary and explorer, was instrumental in expanding French influence in early New France. He was born in the northern French city of Laon, where his strong religious convictions blended with a fascination with faraway places, making him a likely candidate for membership in the Society of Jesus."  Learn about him and the founding of New France - From u-s-history.com - http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1149.html 

Jacques Marquette __ An excellent overview of Marquette and his accomplishments along with numerous additional resources. - From virtualology.com - http://www.virtualology.com/virtualmuseumofhistory/hallofexplorers/jacquesmarquette.net/ 

Jacques Marquette __ A biographical sketch with links to additional resources. - From nationmaster.com - http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Jacques-Marquette

Jacques Marquette __ You will find a biographical sketch along with links to additional resources. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0831931.html

Jacques Marquette (1637 - 1675) __ Photos of Marquette's grave and some personal information. - illustrated - From findagrave.com - http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=671

Jacques Marquette: Biography __ A collection of biographies from a variety of online resources. - From answers.com - http://www.answers.com/topic/jacques-marquette 

Jacques Marquette Biography __ A brief look at his life and accomplishments. - From greatriverroad.com - http://www.greatriverroad.com/Pere/marquetteBio.htm 

Jacques Marquette, SJ ___From this article you'll learn the huge impact this explorer/missionary had on the history of the New World. - Text only - From the Catholic Encyclopedia - http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09690a.htm

 

 

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