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Henry Hudson

Published on Jan 02, 2016

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Henry Hudson

  • 1565-1611
  • exploring from 1609-1610

From England

Was a navigator for England and Holland

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  • Holland sponsored him 
  • England supported him on his journeys
  • Holland and England provided money for the journeys

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  • Henry wanted to get to China
  • He wanted to claim land there for Holland
  • He wanted to find a northern route to China

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  • He traveled through the Atlantic and up the Hudson River
  • Also found Hudson bay
  • Thought it was the Pacific Ocean

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  • He found Hudson Bay and Hudson River
  • He helped Holland get land
  • He found out new things for maps of rivers
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