S: You wouldn't want to sail with Sir Frances Drake.
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FC: You Wouldn't Want To Sail With Sir Frances Drake | By TJ #3
1: “I know more facts on Sir Francis Drake than you, you little hooligan,” Parker yelled his lungs out. “Oh really? Tell me what you know about Drake,” Jacky said. “I know that he was born on 1540 and died on 1596,” Parker explained. “I know that he began his journey on Dec. 13, 1577 and ended it on Sept. 26,1580,”Jacky yelled. “Wow you know a lot, but not for my power. I also know that his journey around the world lasted for 3 years,”pronounced Parker. “I, I believe In 1572, Drake seized several Spanish ships off the coast of Panama,” said Jacky.”I don't know anymore,” said Parker.”I don’t know anything else, so i guess its a tie this time,” Jacky said in a whisper voice. | Introduction
2: Mitch was pondering in silence. I know that his boat was called the Golden Hind. You would also find compass's and a astrolabe to find there way. Also, you would find sailors and rope with knots in them so that you would count to see how far the rope is down, the rope stops the boat when it hits the ground. On Drakes boat you would find cannons with cannon balls in them. | I wonder what you would find on Drakes boat? If you sailed with him?
3: Drake started his famous circumnavigation of the world from Plymouth, England, November 15, 1577. Passed through the Straight of Magellan (southern tip of South America) into the Pacific. Coasted up the western shores of the Americas.Crossed to Asia and the Philippines, and finally returned to Britain on September 26, 1580. | What rout did Sir Frances Drake take?
4: Boom!Boom!Clash!Clash! England sent Drake to lead the Spanish Armada.Drake had little ships but were fast.The Spain had big ships and were slow.So Drake sent out his ships on fire to the Spain.Spain turned back because they were loaded with gun powder.England won the Spanish Armada, under Drakes command. Hooray! Hooray! We beat Spain. | What was the battle of the Spanish Armada like under the command of Drake?
5: All the facts that you guys have heard are all true. My topic sentence is fast facts.Drake went around the world in 3 years and started his expedition in Europe and ended it in Europe. Drake was the commander of the Spanish Armada and and their side won the battle, under Drakes command. Drake had compasses, Astrolabe, and stars to find there way around the world. | Conclusion