Henry Hudson was born in Italy 1565. The career he had before he was a explorer was a sailor.
He was sponsor was the king and queen of Italy.
His first trip was to cross the Atlantic to find new trade routs to Asia but instead he found the new world came back to Span and that was were he first set sail. His second trip was around Africa to clam land for England.
The impact on the Indians was some of the european explorers brought deceases and spread the decease to the Indians and they died.