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Henry Hudson. By Mrs. Gorman. Henry Hudson 1565-1611. Henry Hudson was an English explorer and navigator. He was hired by the Dutch West India Company in 1609. He was in search of a shorter trade route to Asia. Hudson left from the Netherlands in 1609 on a ship called the Half Moon.

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Henry hudson

Henry Hudson

By Mrs. Gorman


Henry hudson 1565 1611
Henry Hudson 1565-1611

  • Henry Hudson was an English explorer and navigator.

  • He was hired by the Dutch West India Company in 1609. He was in search of a shorter trade route to Asia.



Henry hudson is famous for exploring three north american waterways which are now named after him
Henry Hudson is famous for exploring three North American waterways which are now named after him:

  • Hudson River

  • Hudson Bay

  • Hudson Strait


Henry Hudson did not find Asia but claimed all the land along the Hudson River in New York for the Dutch.


Interesting facts
Interesting Facts along the Hudson River in New York for the Dutch.

  • Henry Hudson sailed with his son John.

  • In 1611, while exploring North America, Hudson’s crew mutinied or turned against him. They put him out to sea with several crew members in a small boat. They were never heard from again.


Bibliography
Bibliography along the Hudson River in New York for the Dutch.

World Almanac For Kids. http://wak.factsonfile.com/famous-people.aspx 2010

Enchanted Learning. http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html 2000-2010

World Book Kids. http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home 2012


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