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By Haydn Middleton

James prepare dinner grew up on a farm, yet his mystery dream was once to be a sailor. He desired to shuttle "as some distance because it was once attainable for guy to go." James's 3 nice voyages of discovery took him from Australia to the Arctic, extra than somebody else had sailed earlier than. His explorations crammed within the final empty house at the map of the area.

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A second ship, the Discovery, was commanded by Charles Clerke. They went first to New Zealand. James left some rabbits and goats with the Maoris. Then he moved on to Tahiti, and afterward to the Hawaiian Islands, which he had not visited before. The people there greeted him warmly. In March 1778, James and his crews reached North America’s Pacific coast. They followed it northward, making maps as they went and marveling at the Native American peoples with their totem poles and woven bark hats. But finally thick ice barred their way.

On his three great voyages of exploration, he went farther than any other man of his time. He helped to complete the map of the world. Today, there are still places named after him in Alaska, Australia, New Zealand, and Polynesia.

In March 1778, James and his crews reached North America’s Pacific coast. They followed it northward, making maps as they went and marveling at the Native American peoples with their totem poles and woven bark hats. But finally thick ice barred their way. James had to admit it: There was no Northwest Passage, just as there had been no Great Southern Continent. 29 30 T he Resolution and Discovery now had to turn and head back south. James remembered how friendly the people of Hawaii had been. He decided to call there again.

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