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(Comprehension questions)

 1.	The medicine will prevent sickness from the motion
	of the boat.

 2.	The rough water could sink the boats

 3.	It was named for Henry Hudson’s ship. The beach is
	also the same shape.

 4.	Yes. The island was named Little San Salvador. 

 5.	It means shallow sea.

 6.	(Answers may vary) A lot of sickness. Slavery. 

 7.	Missionaries started a European settlement in 1647.

 8.	(Possible answers) They needed food, fresh water,
	get slaves.

 9.	Spain, Britain, United States.

10.	It ended in 1835.

11.	The Lukku-cari people.

12.	He thought the ship had traveled to the West Indies.

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(Cloze activity)

 1.	abundance

 2.	seasick

 3.	incredible

 4.	disappointed

 5.	groan

 6.	crescent

 7.	missionaries

 8.	contagious

 9.	settlement

10.	erroneously

11.	turbulence
Author: Torsten Daerr