Summer 1831 events leading to the voyage

The napoleonic war- Spain fell and Great Britain rose and the navy got stronger and they where able to travel

Trade relations

Hydrographic office- able to make maps

Early beagle history- built up to many journeys

Second beagle history- lead by Robert Fitzroy he captured four natives and educated them in England.

Naturalist wanted


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