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Shackleton and the Tale of Survival

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Transcript of Shackleton and the Tale of Survival

Who was involved
people and group?
where did it happen ?
It happen at Antarctica.
What happened ?
Shackleton and the Tale of Survival
what happened ?
when did it happen ?
On November 21 1915.
Shackleton had traveled with 27 men to Antarctica.
why did it happen ?
What is the canadian connection
He had died in canadian soil land of Antarctica where canadian men found him.
Shackleton had traveled over 100 miles to Antarctica and back home.
when Shackleton had traveled no men was left behind and they got rescued with his crew.
He turned back in 1911 because Roald Amundsen of Norway won the prize instead he is trying to do another challenge.
His team climbed Mount Erebus made a lot of important discoveries and set off.
They spent 16 days going 1,300 km of ocean to reach south Georgia.
Sir Ernest Shackleton
Other explores
27 men were saved by Shackleton.
Frank Hurley photographer
from England born in February 15 1874.
People wanted to get the grand prize to south pole to be the first person.
He wanted to be the first to do it and see how far he wood get.
It was a challenge to the south pole.
Shackleton inspired people to have dreams and that a person can do anything that you dream.
Heroic age of Shackleton because of his brave amazing dream that people liked about him.
He is known as the heroic age of exploration.
How did it affect Canada ?
what did the person do ?
Sir Ernest Shackleton
Shackleton was born at Kilkea House, near Athy, County Kildare, Ireland, on February 15, 1874, son of Henry Shackleton and Henrietta Letitia Sophia .
Disaster struck this expedition when its ship, Endurance, became trapped in pack ice and was slowly crushed before the shore parties could be landed. The crew escaped by camping on the sea ice until it disintegrated, then by launching the lifeboats to reach Elephant Island.
Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914–17.
Away from his expeditions, Shackleton's life was generally restless and unfulfilled. In his search for rapid pathways to wealth and security, he launched business ventures which failed to prosper, and he died heavily in debt. Upon his death, he was lauded in the press, but was thereafter largely forgotten.
Later in the 20th century, Shackleton was "rediscovered", and rapidly became a role model for leadership as one who, in extreme circumstances, kept his team together in a survival story described by polar historian Stephanie Barczewski as "incredible".
Ernest was the second of ten children and the first of two sons. He was a voracious reader and his father was a doctor.
away from his expeditions
rediscovery
family
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