Fort Frontenac is founded in Canada

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Historical Context Note

Louis de Buade de Frontenac, who had arrived in Canada the previous September as Governor-General of New France, founds Fort Frontenac in Ontaria. He appoints La Salle as its commandant, and conciliates the Iroquois indigenous people.
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Editors. "Fort Frontenac is founded in Canada". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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