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Finding The Lost Colony Of Roanoke Essay

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In the late sixteenth, English put forth their effort to establish in America, specifically on Roanoke island. In 1584, English colonies found east coast of North America but not permanently settled. Until 1587. Raleigh, John White and a group of 115 English settlers arrived at Roanoke Island. Although this great achievement had inflated nation 's economy and promote country’s prosperity, its reign didn’t last long. John White came back to Roanoke after 3 years of disappearance. After his arrival, John had no clue where the colonists went and the only remnant left was a single word “CROATON” carved on a wooden-post. This event has shaken the world with many possible theories and was considered as one of the most famous unsolved mysteries in American History.
In this presentation, I will talk about the attempts to settle in America by the Englishmen, the mysterious absence of the colony and discoveries that we have found in the contribution of finding the lost colony of Roanoke.
As the first voyage started in 1584, two brothers Humphrey Gilbert and Walter Raleigh had compassions of exploring colonization and exploiting further progress to enhance their nation. In 1578, Queen Elizabeth decided to search the unclaimed parts of North America in order to advance her naval power. At this point, Queen Elizabeth afraid of having a war with Catholic Spain. Queen Elizabeth couldn’t run from the inevitable war, she circumnavigated around the American coast to fit with her tactics
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