Essay Archive - James Cook
Do you know who the worlds greatest explorers are? One of them is the
topic of this essay. This essay is about James Cook. The objective of this
report will be to answer the following question: Why do we remember James Cook?
James Cook was born on October 27, 1728 in Marton, England. At the age
of 18 James Cook became an apprentice with a shipping company. His first
voyages he worked on ships that carried coal to English ports. In 1755,
during the French - Indian war, Cook joined the British navy. In 1759 he was
given a dangerous wartime mission. He was to enter French territory and survey
the St. Lawrence river for the British navy.....