Lake Superior Essay | The History of Lake Superior in the 16th Through 19th Centuries

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The History of Lake Superior in the 16th Through 19th Centuries

Summary: The role of Lake Superior in U.S. history.
Lake Superior is the largest body of fresh water in the world. It is also the deepest and highest, among the Great Lakes. The lake has high and low water levels which caused many problems. French fur traders gave it the name Lac Superieur, which is French for Upper Lake. Lake Superior was mainly known for exploration, trading, and fishing. All of these factors helped in the process of settlement around Lake Superior.

The history of Lake Superior goes back to the early 1600's. "Native Americans were the first to use Lake Superior's waters as a source of food and transportation." Lake Superior was surrounded by forests where many animals lived. Groseilliers and Radisson were thought to have been the first Europeans to travel to Lake Superior. On their return, they carried fur with them. French fur posts had...

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