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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Wright, Louis B. (Louis Booker), 1899-1984.
West and by north.
New York, Delacorte Press 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Louis B Wright; Elaine W Fowler
|Description:||xviii, 389 pages maps 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The background of the age of discovery --
Pre-Columbian voyages across the Atlantic --
Columbus reports on his voyage of discovery --
Rights of the discovery and early claims to the New World --
Jacques Cartier of Saint-Malo explores Canada --
John Hawkins scouts the Caribbean and appraises Florida --
Hawkins and Drake become inveterate enemies of Spain --
Drake sails around the world and discovers California --
Beginning the search for the Northwest Passage --
Sir Humphrey Gilbert plans colonies and claims Newfoundland --
Sir Walter Raleigh's explorers report on "Virginia" --
Gosnold, Pring, and Weymouth explore the North American coastline --
Searching out sites for colonies in South and North Virginia --
Champlain explores Canada and lays the foundation for an empire --
Henry Hudson finds a great river, a bay --
and death --
Captain John Smith observes the fisheries and the profits from furs --
The other side of the continent.
|Series Title:||Great explorers (Barron's Educational Series, inc.)|
|Responsibility:||Edited, annotated, and introduced by Louis B. Wright and Elaine W. Fowler.|