James Cook Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach James Cook.

  • 1 Biography
  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

1,743 words, approx. 6 pages
Captain Cook Discovers the Ends of the Earth Overview Almost half the globe was a mystery before James Cook began his voyages. By the time he was finished, it was clear that there were no large landma... Read more
879 words, approx. 3 pages
Captain James Cook 1728-1779 English Explorer James Cook was one of the foremost figures of the so-called "Age of Exploration." During his career, Cook circumnavigated the globe twice, a... Read more
1,653 words, approx. 6 pages
The Discovery of Australia and Tasmania Greatly Expands the British Empire Overview Long after the northern regions of the world were known and occupied, the Southern Hemisphere was still unexplored a... Read more
898 words, approx. 3 pages
Cook, James (1728-1779) English explorer James Cook was one of the foremost figures of the Age of Exploration. During his career, Cook circumnavigated the globe twice, and captained three voyages of d... Read more
3,590 words, approx. 12 pages
James Cook Born 1728, Whitby, England Died February 14, 1779, Hawaiian Islands James Cook was born in 1728 near Whitby in northern England, the son of a Scottish farm laborer. After working as a far... Read more
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