where he was from
he was born in devonshire, England
his map routes taken
Drake started in england and intended to pass the strait of meg
places he discovered
they think he could of discovered california,alaska and oregon.
help defeat the spanish armada of 1588. vice admiral of the english navy,
he was a hero and really influential
purpose of voyages
With the success of the Panama expedition, Queen Elizabeth sent Drake out against the Spanish along the Pacific coast of South America in late 1577. She also clandestinely assigned him the task of exploring the Northwestern coast of North America, seeking a Northwest passage. Drake had five ships for the expedition.Drake had thus become the first Englishman to circumnavigate the world. The treasure he captured made him a wealthy man, and the Queen knighted him in 1581.
was vice admiral of the english navy. he was considered one of englands best explorers
Francis Drake animated video!!!