Jacques Cartier was from France.
He wanted to explore North America.
His king sent him across the Atlantic Ocean.
Jacques Cartier explored the St. Lawrence River.
He met the Indians that lived in what is now Montreal.
Jacques Cartier never found the gold and riches he hoped for.
Canada's Explorers: Jacques Cartier
Page created June 25, 2003. Anne Pemberton. Updated Mon, October 19, 2009 . AP.