Ten years after Da Verrazano returned to France, another French explorer named Jacques Cartier set out to find a northern route around the Americas. Cartier was also unsuccessful.
Cartier did, however, discover the St. Lawrence River, sailing his ships into present day Montreal. Cartier claimed much of Canada for the French.
In the old days, when things got rough, what you did was without.
First news of the Declaration of Independence appeared on July 5, 1776, in Philadelphia''s Pennsylvanischer Staatsbote, a newspaper printed in German. George Washington didn''t hear about it until July 9th.