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Hudsons Crossword Puzzle


1.     The year 2009 will be the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's third voyage of exploration. It will be a _____ commemoration.
5.     The ship Henry Hudson sailed during his 1609 expedition was named the _____.
6.     In the mid to late 17th c., the kings of Europe assumed direct control of their colonies thus making them _____ colonies.
7.     One goal of Hudson's exploration was to discover a North_____passage through North America to Asia.
9.     Today, the city of _____ is located where the Dutch settlement of Beverwyck once was.
10.   In the 1500's beaver _____ became fashionable in Europe.
11.   An original source is called a _____ source.
13.   The Dutch colony established along the Hudson River was called New _____.
18.   _____ _____, a Dutch military post established in 1624 was located just south of where Albany, NY is located today.
21.   Hudson's crew traded beads and knives for green _____ grown by the native people of North America.
25.   A _____ is a measure of distance equal to about three miles in length.
26.   A nautical measurement equal to six feet is called a _____. Sailors use this unit to measure depth.
27.   The first mate of Hudson's expedition kept a diary or a _____.
28.   Much of what we know about Hudson's 1609 mission comes from his first mate's, Robert _____, journal.
30.   On September 4th and 25th, 1609, Robert Juet noted the presence of many tall _____ trees.
31.   Hudson's voyage took place during the historical period know as the Age of _____.
32.   The _____ is the term given to the time period when Europeans and native peoples of the Americas first began to interact with each other.
33.   New York City is located at the _____ of the Hudson River, where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
34.   On September 30, 1609, Juet's journal notes that a _____ or stiff wind blew between the mountains.
35.   The Dutch established a trade relationship with the Haudenosaunee, also known as the _____.
36.   In 1664, when the English took control of New Netherland, King Charles II granted this colony to his brother James, Duke of _____.


2.     New Netherland became a _____ of England in 1664.
3.     Henry Hudson crossed the _____ Ocean as he sailed from The Netherlands to the New World.
4.     Manhatas Island is today known as _____.
7.     In the 1600s and 1700s, European countries fought _____ for control of the fur trade.
8.     On September 11, 1609, Hudson's boat was _____, or came into shallow waters and on to sandbars.
12.   Pelts of ____ fur were considered valuable and were sought by the Dutch West India Company.
14.   Near the mouth of the Hudson River one can find deep water close to the shore. Such an inlet of protected water where boats can anchor is called a _____.
15.   Some of the _____people of North America were called Iroquois.
16.   People of The Netherlands are known as the _____.
17.   _____ photographs are taken from high above the land, in the air.
19.   According to journals from the 1609 voyage, the native people had plenty of _____ or what the Europeans called "Indian Wheat."
20.   According to Robert Juet's September 3rd, 14th, and 15th entries, the Hudson River was full of fish like salmon and _____.
22.   The main settlement of the Dutch colony at the mouth of the Hudson River was known as _____.
23.   The Dutch government granted a _____ (official permission) to the Dutch West India Company to establish the trade of fish and fur from the New Netherland colony.
24.   A Dutch land grant in North America was called a _____. The owner was given title to the land and all the resources upon it. It was similar to a Spanish encomienda.
29.   The trade agreement given to the Dutch West India Company granted the company a _____ or total control over colonial trade.




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