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1 Henry Hudson By: Alison Cassarino & Melina Christodaro Deatheath Personal Personal Background Dates of routes Sponsor and Motives Impact Sponsor

2  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. 

3 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.

4  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. 

5  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

6  1588 - fought the Spanish at sea  1609 - sailed the waters of the Arctic ocean  1610 – discovered Hudson Bay Map of Hudson Bay

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9  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


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