|Module Four - - Mapping out the Research - Making Suppositions
What kind of man was Matthew Flinders?
Most Americans have never heard of Matthew Flinders, but he is an important figure in Australian history - the first known European to successfully circumnavigate Australia.
A Captain in the British navy in the late 1700s, Flinders had a fascinating life.
Even though you may not have heard of him before today, you and a partner should be able to come up with at least ten suppositions or guesses, reasonable hunches or hypotheses about his character.
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