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Henry Hudson. The Great Explorer: . I discovered Hudson Bay! Sadly, the hard way…. By: Grace Hou and Brandon Malamis. Forward. Back. Introduction to Hudson. May be born between 1570-1575 near London, Great Britain Died 1611 out at sea English nationality An Explorer and Navigator

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Henry Hudson

The Great Explorer:

I discovered Hudson Bay! Sadly, the hard way…

By: Grace Hou and Brandon Malamis


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Introduction to Hudson

  • May be born between 1570-1575 near London, Great Britain

  • Died 1611 out at sea

  • English nationality

  • An Explorer and Navigator

  • Very well educated


Purposes for Exploration

  • First Voyage-to discover a passage by the North Pole t0 Japan/China

  • Second & Third Voyage-to discover a northwest passage through the Arctic waters north of Russia

  • Fourth Voyage-to discover a Northwest passage to the Orient

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Difficulties Experienced on his Expeditions

  • Encountered storms and wind

  • On Henry Hudson's last voyage, when his crew demanded to go home, Hudson wanted to continue the voyage

  • Ship stranded in ice

  • Hudson’s crew was led to mutiny and put Hudson, his son, and other supporters in a small boat, left to die.

  • On Henry’s third voyage, King James I of England forbade Hudson to sail for England

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First Journey- May 1607

  • Ship: The Hopewell

  • Crew: 12 men

  • Supporter: English Muscovy Company

  • Route: Left from Gravesend, England

  • Sailed northwest of Greenland

  • Hit Spitsbergen (an island in Norway) and sailed west

  • Due to bad weather, changed course and sailed back to England.


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Second Journey- April 1608

  • Ship: Hopewell

  • Supporter: English Muscovy Company

  • Voyage: Left from Thames;

  • Sailed past Norway towards Russia;

  • Due to bad weather and conditions on the ship, he had to change course and head back to Gravesend, England


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Third Journey-April 1609

  • Ship: Halfmoon

  • 20 crew members

  • Sponsor: Dutch United east India Company

  • Voyage: Left from Holland

  • First, went to Norway, then to Russia

  • Changed course and went west towards warmer waters

  • Sailed into George’s Harbor and explored the New World for a few days

  • Left and passed Jamestown and Manhattan

  • In November, Hudson decided to go home and arrived in Dartmouth, England


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Fourth Voyage- April 1610

  • Ship: Discovery

  • Supporter: Muscovy Company

  • Voyage: Left St. Katherine’s Docks

  • Sailed up River Thames

  • Sailed past Scotland, Greenland, and Iceland

  • Reached Hudson Strait

  • Sailed South of James Bay

  • Reached the south most part of Hudson Bay

  • Got stuck in ice and suffered the winter with coldness, hunger, scurvy, and angry Natives

  • When the ice melted, Hudson wanted to sail further

  • This led the crew to mutiny


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Historical Contributions

Famous for:

  • Voyages of exploration for the Muscovy Company

  • Discovery of Hudson Bay, River, and Strait

  • Named after Hudson Memorial Park, Monument, and Bridge


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Interesting Facts

  • Robert Bylot was one of Hudson’s crewmembers that took mutiny on Hudson

  • When Hudson reached Hudson Strait in his 4th voyage, he named the headlands Cape Digges and Cape Wolstenholme for important members of the Muscovy Company

  • Hudson’s crew was the first to survive in the Canadian Arctic


IT’S TIME FOR….

THE END!

But Wait!!!

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Wrong

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False

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True

William Baffin was part of Hudson’s crew.

Hudson sailed on the “Halfmoon” on his 3rd voyage.

Hudson made 4 voyages.

Hudson’s first ship was called the “Hopeful.”

R GHT!!!

WRONG!!!

Right

Hudson left from Holland on April 1608.

Hudson left from St. Katherine Docks on his 4th voyage.

The Muscovy Company supported Hudson for 3 voyages.

Hudson arrived in Dartmouth, England on his 2nd voyage.


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Now…..

The ACTUAL End!!

Goodbye! Please visit me again! I get lonely because my son is with the Indians, and all my crew died…..


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Bibliography-Websites

  • http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/henry-hudson.htm

  • http://fineartamerica.com/images-medium/henry-hudson-bridge-rachel-figueroa-levin.jpg

  • http://www.east-buc.ki2.ia.us/00-01/Exp/hh/hh.htm

  • http://www.quazen.com

  • http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/

  • http://www.commons.wikimedia.org

  • http://www.thealbertalibrary.ab.ca

  • http://www.polarconservation.org

  • http://www.beemp3.com

  • http://www.dvgrabgui.sourceforge.net

  • http://www.rystarr.wordpress.com

  • http://www.canadian-photos.com


Bibliography-Books, Programs & Encyclopedias

  • Goodman,John Elizabeth. Beyond the Sea of Ice. New York: Mikaya Press, 1999. Print.

  • Manning, Ruth. Henry Hudson. Chicago: Heinemann Library, 2001. Print.

  • World Book Encyclopedia

  • Audacity

  • Microsoft Clipart

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