the 1600s, many European nations wanted new trade routes across the Americas
to Asia, a northwest passage. The Dutch sent Henry Hudson, an Englishman,
to find such a passage. He did find something but was it what he was looking
starting, study a world map. Trace the route Henry Hudson and others like
him hoped to find.
and scroll down to "Henry Hudson: An Englishman in Dutch Service." What
was Hudson's goal? Why did he give it up?
Why was Hudson foiled in his attempts to find a quick way to the Spice
on "Half Moon." What did the Dutch call this ship?
river was named for Henry Hudson? What was his name for it?
Pretend you sailed with Hudson. Write a journal entry for one week.