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Sir francis drake for explorer of the year

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  • 1. By: Megan Sitzmann
  • 2. The GreatestExplorer Of AllTimesSir Francis Drake was aterrific man, one of hismajor accomplishmentswas that he was the firstEnglishman tosuccessfully sail aroundthe world. When he was18, he started his careerin ship trade. He alsohelped defeat theSpanish. That is why heshould be explorer ofthe year.
  • 3. Sir FrancisDrakeSir Francis Drake wasborn in either1540, 1541, 1542, 1543, 1544, or 1545 and died in1596. He was born in acottage in England.He was the oldest ofeleven brothers.
  • 4. ShipwreckedWhen Sir Fracis Drake was 24while he was on a ship, they hitsomething(he didn’t knowwhat it was) they sunk but heescaped. In 1583 hi wife diedunexpected, he soon marriedElizabeth Seydenham, one ofthe worlds wealthiest woman.
  • 5. 1540- 1562 1566- 1567, oc 1577-15801545 1567 tober2Sir Drake’s Drake While SirFracis cousin sailed sailing FrancisDrake embar- with his ship drakewas ked on captain sank Was theborn. a slave Lovell and first trade to the drake English- expediti Caribbe just man to on to an on a barely sail west slave escaped around Africa, trading . the world and enterpri West se. Indies. {Witch made drake want to be an explorer{
  • 6. BIBLIOGRAPHY www.Thinkquest.org. www.enchantedlearning.com Pictures from www.Google.com