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Sir Francis Drake, Explorer: Route, Timeline & Voyage

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Though the exact date is unknown, Sir Francis Drake was likely born about _____.

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1. Due to the secret commission Drake was given to raid Spanish ports in 1577, after his return in 1580 he was _____.

2. In what Spanish port did Drake destroy thirty Spanish warships, delaying Spanish plans to invade England?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will find out what you know about England's Sir Francis Drake and his military career.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • When Drake was born
  • His circumnavigation
  • Drake being knighted
  • The secret commission Drake was given to carry out raids

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Drake's military career
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about his expeditions across the world
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about those who fought in honor of the British Crown in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about the life and times of Drake, review the accompanying lesson on Sir Francis Drake. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details Drake's childhood
  • Explains his voyages to North America
  • Covers his conflicts with the Spanish
  • Explores his death at sea from dysentery in 1596
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