Why Was Captain Cook Killed?


Subject:
Notable People , Explorers

Description:
This history lesson provides background about the killing of Captain James Cook in Hawaii in 1779. "In January 1778 Cook and his crew became the first Europeans to visit Hawaii (which they called the Sandwich Islands)." Includes a glossary and links to related sites. From the National Archives in the U.K.

Publisher:
The National Archives

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.learningcurve.gov.uk/snapshots/snapshot41/snapshot41.htm


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