jan 1, 1595 - Francis Drake
-Drake: Born: Between 1540 and 1544
Permission: Queen Elizabeth I of England
Motivation: Drake wanted to find a passage to the Atlantic from South America.
Where did he go?: Traveled to what is now Vancouver, Canada. 1595
Accomplishments: Was the very first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe.
Interesting Fact: He was one of the first British Slave trader.
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