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The lost colony of Roanoke

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Abbie Miller

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By: Abbie Miller and Quinn Kalessis
The lost colony of Roanoke
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The lost colony
Walter Raleigh sent British Colonist to Roanoke Island.
He sent them in 1587 and declared there was no trace of them in 1591.
The leader of this mission was John White
John White
John White married Tomasyn Cooper in June 1566
They had their first child named Thomas. He was born in 1567 but died the following year.
The next year they had a daughter named Eleanor. She became the mother of the Virginia Dare
John White
Sir Walter Raleigh
Virginia Dare
Led by Sir Walter Raleigh John White, his daughter Eleanor, her husband, and chief Manteo headed to Roanoke.
Virginia Dare was the first English child born on American soil.
Ten days later John White left for England promising to get more supplies.
Three years later John White returned to Roanoke on his granddaughter’s third birthday only to find the settlement was surrounded by overgrown brush.
Croatoan post
Sir Walter Raleigh
Raleigh was granted a royal patent to explore Virginia
He rose rapidly in the favor of Queen Elizabeth I
He secretly married Elizabeth Throckmorton, one of the Queen's ladies-in-waiting.
He led a second expedition in search of El Dorado. That was unsuccessful, and the men that went with him ransacked a Spanish outpost. He then returned to England. The Spanish arrested and executed him in 1618.
He was the youngest of five sons born to Catherine Champernowne in two successive marriages.
Queen Elizabeth 1
Queen Elizabeth I was born on September 7, 1533 in Greenwich England.
Virginia Dare
Queen Elizabeth 1
The lost colony didn't have religion
The were to focused on the Colony and didn't focus on religion
He returned to Roanoke but nothing was there. all he found was the leaders CRO.
This is what he found he thought that CRO stood for the Indian tribe near them called Croatoan.
The Lost Colony
John White went back to england to get more supplies. He got delayed because the war against Spain and took him longer to return to Roanoke.
They were missing 90 men, 17 women, and 9 children.
People came here
So they could bring their families with them and invest in the colony.
They did this because each man would receive 100 acres of land.
Mercantilism-belief in the benefits of profitable trading
It affected them because they wanted to go to Roanoke and attract more people to coming and learn new things and see what their beliefs are.
It affected them because harassing Spanish shipping, mining for gold and silver, discovering a passage to the Pacific Ocean, and Christianizing the Indians.
Roanoke was 12 miles long and 3 miles wide. It was off the Atlantic coast between Croatan and Roanoke.

Indentured servants were immigrants who could not afford the costs of traveling to the Americas.
Did not last long enough to start an actual government
Was run by Sir Walter Raleigh
Was run like a buisness
People were the employees
80% of the immigrants coming to the Chesapeake region during the seventeenth century were indentured servants.

The first Africans probably came as indentured servants.

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When John White got their he found nothing.
All he found was the letters "CRO" carved on a post.
Queen Elizabeth I came to the throne in 1558 and ruled England for almost 45 years.
1603 was the death of Queen Elizabeth I and accession of King James I.
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