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Exploration of North AmericaBy Henry Hudson
  • By Stacy Haner, Grace Ferrell, and Gracie Martin

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Henry Hudson
  • Henry was born in 1565.
  • During Henrys lifetime he went on four dangerous
    and difficult voyages looking for Northeast route
    to India. The first three voyages Henry went on
    were not very successful. On the fourth voyage he
    decided not to turn back and head home but
    instead kept going.

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What countries did he sail for?
  • Henry sailed for English and Dutch merchants.

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About his Adventures.
  • Henry explored the Arctic Ocean in the far north
    and to the northeastern North America and
    Canada.

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Places in America he explored
  • Henry also, explored what is now the Hudson
    River, Hudson Bay, and the Hudson Strait.

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Why did he go on the voyages?
  • Henry was hired in 1607 by Muscovy Company to
    lead ship Hopewell on an expedition north of the
    European continent in a effort to discover the
    North Eastern sea passage to the Spice Islands of
    the South Americas.

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Continued
  • He also sailed because he wanted to spread
    Christianity.

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What happened to Hudson?
  • After four long journeys Hudson crew mutinied and
    stranded him and a few other in a small boat.
    That was the last timed anyone had seen them.
    Henry died June 22,1611. The cause of his death
    is unspecified. The remain are still thought to
    be lost at sea.

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Where does our information come from?
  • http//education.nationalgeographic.com/education/
    activity/mapping-the-explorations-of-henry-hudson/
    ?ar_a1
  • About .com
  • Answers .com

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