My name is James Cook , also known as Captain cook.I was born on November 7th, 1728 in Marton-in-Cleveland, England.
I wanted to set sail in the sea so I can find out if Terra Australis is a real continent and I wanted to see the planet Venus as it moved between the Sun and Earth.
In 1768 ,the British Royal Navy chose me to lead an expedition to find what I was looking for. We sailed south and there was no Terra Australis! It was a fable.While on my journey I mapped places accurately.
I can't believe they did that! I am going to steal their Kalaniʻōpuʻu
Me and my crew sailed to New Zealand.Then, I charted New Zealand!
I went back to England for a while and I met Elizabeth Batts, who later became my wife, and I had my children Nathaniel, Hugh, George, Joseph, James, and Elizabeth.January 18, 1778, I set sail for Hawaii.
We arrived in Hawaii and gave the islanders pigs and goats.A little after, they stole our cutter ship! I was furious! So, I came up with a plan...