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.
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
New Orleans'' first Mardi Gras celebration was held in February, 1826.