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  • 1. Francis Drake  By Natania & Shiv
  • 2. Introduction  Francis was born in 1543 and died in 1596  Is a famous English seaman  Born in Devonshire, England  Spent most of his life raiding Spanish possessions often as a pirate  Had 12 siblings  Died of dysentery
  • 3. Journey  Sailed on a ship called “The Golden Hind”  Crew size of 150 men  Ship was 75 ft. long and weighed 100 tons  Had 12 cannons
  • 4. Purpose of Journey  To look for the Northwest Passage  Main reason was plunder
  • 5. Challenges  He and his crew were attacked by local people in the island of Mocha  Drake was wounded by an arrow in that attack.
  • 6. Historical Contributions  Discovered that the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are joined  Claimed a land near what is now San Francisco for England  First Englishman to sail around the world
  • 7. COOL QUESTION!!!
  • 8. Question: How much money were his treasures worth altogether when he returned to England?  A: $1 000 000  B: $10 000 000 A B
  • 9. Correct! Answer A  Returned to Plymouth with a million dollars worth of treasure!
  • 10. Incorrect! Answer B Returned to Plymouth with a million dollars worth of treasure
  • 11. Cool Facts -Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I. -Drake became mayor of Plymouth. -Drake beheaded one of his good friends, Thomas Doughty, because Drake suspected him of planning a mutiny.
  • 12. References  Neal, Grant.” The Great Atlas of Discovery” .Canada: McClellan and Stewart Inc., 1992. Print  www.explorehistoricalif.com  www.lessignets.com  Gibbs, Gary G. "Drake, Sir Francis." World Book Student. World Book, 2010. Web. 24 April 2010  www.t0.gstatic.com  www.purplezombiesclan.com  Greenblatt, Miriam. “Elizabeth I and Tudor England.” New York: Benchmark Books, 2000. Print  www.ushistoryimages.com  www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk  No Author Found. “ Sir Francis Drake”. www.elizathanera.org. Elizabeth Era, March 20, 2008. Web. April 26, 2010.  No Author Found. “ Sir Francis Drake English Explorer”. www.laughtergeneology.com. Concord Learning Systems, n.d.. Web. April 26, 2010.