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Matthew Henson

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bruce goodwin

on 18 December 2014

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Transcript of Matthew Henson

Wanted to explore the North Pole as a member of an expedition, to be the first man to reach the North Pole.
Explorer
Made it with Robert on April 16, 1909. Twenty Three mans joined Matthew and Peary final Arctic expedition
Influence
Henson's book about the journey, A Negro Explore at the North Pole was published in 1912
Thank you
Early Life
Matthew Henson
Matthew was born in August 8, 1866 An African American Arctic Explore
legacy
First African American to explore the North Pole
In Washington D.C he met a guy named Robert E. Peary , Robert hired him in a shop. He was working as a clerk for thirty years.
Motivation
IB: Where We Are In Place and Time
so much!
Nimo A.
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