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henry hudson, what country sponsered him,where did he go,what did he want to explore,what did he accomplish ?

Dec 7th, 2014

Sponsored: English merchants (Dutch East India Company)

Destination: He basically ended up in New York's metropolitan area. (Hudson's Bay)

Intended destination: To find a prospective northewest passage to Cathay via a route above the Arctic Circle.

Accomplished: Laid the foundation of Dutch colonization

Notable: He discovered Hudson's Bay and Hudson's River. He has a county named after him (Hudson County, NJ), a bridge (Henry Hudson Bridge), and a town (Hudson, NY). His crew also mutinied against him.

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