Presentation on theme: "Henry Hudson By: Alison Cassarino & Melina Christodaro Deatheath Personal Personal Background Dates of routes Sponsor and Motives Impact Sponsor."— Presentation transcript:
Henry Hudson By: Alison Cassarino & Melina Christodaro Deatheath Personal Personal Background Dates of routes Sponsor and Motives Impact Sponsor
Hudson was probably born in 1570 He was a sailor Hudson was an English sea captain Hudson was a 17 th century explorer People did not know a lot about him as a child Henry Hudson's boat the Hopewell.
If Henry Hudson never found ‘The New World’ we would never have lived here and people would still think that the world was flat and square.
Dutch East India Company hired Hudson English Merchants paid for some trips Hudson was set off to find new routes to China Henry Hudson's boat the Hopewell.
One reason Henry Hudson sailed is to find new routs The king and queen of Holland sponsored some of Hudson's journeys A group of English merchants also sponsored some of Henry Hudson's trips
1588 - fought the Spanish at sea 1609 - sailed the waters of the Arctic ocean 1610 – discovered Hudson Bay Map of Hudson Bay
Set a drift with son and 7 others Hudson wanted to stay but not the crew He died in Set a drift in 1611 When the crew got back they got arrested Statue of Henry Hudson Henry Hudson in a boat with his son and seven others