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    Roanoke Island

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    More than for hundred years ago, Europeans wanted to set up colonies in the New World (Boyd 1). For the colonists the New World meant the present-day continents of North and South America (Boyd 1). England settled Roanoke Island present-day Virginia. Sir Raleigh soon became a favorite of Queen Elizabeth I (Aron 1). Sir Walter Raleigh obtained a patent from Queen Elizabeth I to found a colony in the New World (Encyclopedia Americana International Edition 1). In 1585, Sir Raleigh sent a few men to

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    Roanoke: The Lost Colony

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    documentary is Roanoke: The Lost Colony and directed by Brendan Greockel and Brian Leckey. This is an instructive documentary about the Roanoke settlers and how they suddenly disappear. “Croatoan” was the only clue left, carved on the trunk of a tree by the Roanoke Colony before they disappear. In the year 1587, over 100 English settlers came ashore Roanoke Island, NC, to establish the first English colony in America. Sir Walter Raleigh sent John White, to be the governor of the Roanoke colony. Among

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    The Mystery of the Lost Colony

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    For centuries the disappearance of the Roanoke colonists has been one of the great mysteries in the historical community. Within the span of three years, 120 colonists disappeared from an English colony on Roanoke Island, a small piece of land off the coast of North Carolina. The evidence left behind barely gives us a clue as to what could have happened to the entire colony. With the testimony of John White, the leader of the colony that left the settlement to get more supplies, and what little evidence

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    The Roanoke Colony

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    The Roanoke colony was located on the Roanoke Island, in Dare County. This is where North Carolina is located today. In 1584, explorers Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlowe were the first Europeans to set view the island. They were sent to that particular region by Sir Walter Raleigh with the assignment of exploring the extensive sounds and estuaries in hunt of an ideal location for settlement. Barlowe wrote bright information of Roanoke Island, and when the explorers returned to England a year afterward

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    What Happened to the Lost Colony of Roanoke? The destiny of the Lost Colony of Roanoke is one of the biggest America unsolved mysteries. It is said that a group of 90 men, 17 women, and 9 children were set to arrive on a small island named Roanoke, just off of what now a days is North Carolina. The leader of this group was names John White. It is said that just a couple months after the arrival of this colony, John White had gone back to England to resupply. While on his way back he ran in to Queen

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    John White came back to the Colony of Roanoke, everybody in the colony had mysteriously vanished.,” The Lost Colony of Roanoke is still an undiscovered mystery today. Nobody can wrap their heads around how a hundred and seventeen people mysteriously disappeared without a trace never to be located again. In 1587, John White lead a crew of a hundred and seventeen to the island of Roanoke, hoping to form England’s first colony in America. The travel to Roanoke Island didn't trouble John White and they

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    Lost Colony of Roanoke

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    the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island has been a controversial issue. Many theories exist that explain the disappearance of the colony. Some theories suggest that the colonists left the island to live with friendly neighboring Indians. Others suggest that a hurricane wiped out the colony or that a savage Indian tribe massacred them. The possibility of disease destroying them is also a debated topic. However, evidence indicates that the men and women left behind on Roanoke Island did not die because

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    Roanoke Essay

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    The colonists of Roanoke disappeared mysteriously around 1590. All the colonists were gone without a trace and without any exact way of letting anyone know what happened to them. When the governor of Roanoke, John White, arrived to Roanoke in 1590,there was only one clue about the disappearance that remained. The letters ''CRO''were written on a tree nearby. No one had knowledge of what happened to the colonists or where they might have gone. The question that is still being asked is,'' What

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    The Mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke It was the age of discovery that first provoked intrigue and curiosity of new lands, particularly the Americas, and how the Europeans could expand to fit their society within the borders of this unknown and unexplored land. By the 1580s, more had been learned about the Americas, but any colonization until this point had not even been attempted. And so it was the English, under Queen Elizabeth I's rule, that were issued to establish a colony along the

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    How Did Roanoke Voyage

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    things as he never actually went to the new world, but dispatched a few expeditions. Expedition one arrived in Roanoke on July 4th 1584 and later returned to England with two Croatoan Indians who explained and described the area to Sir Walter Raleigh. Expedition two stayed in the new world for a longer time and had more interactions with the natives. When the colonists were again settled in Roanoke, they blamed some of the natives for steaking a silver cup from them. Colonists destroyed the village of

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