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For my research paper I decided to choose the Roanoke topic, this topic really interested me and as soon as I learned about it, I was eager to learn more. An explorer named Sir Walter Raleigh and some settlers in 1585 first founded the Roanoke Colony. The finding was an attempt by Queen Elizabeth I to find an English settlement in North America. Roanoke Colony was established on Roanoke Island in the outer banks of North Carolina. While Sir Walter Raleigh was in Roanoke he was able to find 2 crucial goods, potato and tobacco, which was one of the first examples of “cultural diffusion”. The governor of the Roanoke Colony was John White, he left for a short trip to England and when he came back he found the settlement deserted. Roanoke mysteriously

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