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    Roanoke island is an island in Dare County on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, United States. It was named after the historical Roanoke Carolina Algonquian people who inhabited the area in the 16th century at the time of English exploration. The lost colonists were the third group of English arrivals on North Carolina’s Roanoke Island, settling near the modern-day town of Manteo. Roanoke Island was the site of the 16th-century Roanoke Colony, the first English colony in the New World. It was located in what was then called Virginia, named in honor of England's ruling monarch and "Virgin Queen", Elizabeth 1. The new colonists wisely resolved to cultivate the friendship of the Indians, but some of the latter appeared hostile and killed…

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    My theory People for thousands of years have wondered what has happened to the lost colony of roanoke island. There are a billion of situations that could’ve happened. Like alien abductions or territorial indians killing to keep what’s theirs. But here is my inference of what I think could’ve happened. First, I believe that the lost colony relocated to Croatoan island and lived mutually with the indians. I chose to believe this theory because when I looked at all the evidence it all…

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    "You must go on adventures to find out where you belong."- Sue Fitzmaurice. John White was an explorer with many great and well-known adventures, but one, in particular, turned into perhaps one of the greatest mysteries today and has been baffling researchers and theorists for centuries. The Lost Colony of Roanoke came to the New World in search for a new place to call home and a brand new chance at a new life. The Roanoke Island is surrounded by land or some sort of barrier with only one clear…

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    August of 1587, a group of about 115 English settlers arrived on Roanoke Island, which is now called North Carolina. Later in the year, John White, a governor, would sail back to England to get food and other tools that they needed. However, once he arrived, a major war broke out between England and Spain. Therefore, Queen Elizabeth I called every sailor to help defeat the Spanish Armada. When John White came back from England in 1590, there was not a trace on where everyone went or what…

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    survive. On the island Hatteras, which is connected to the island Roanoke by a bridge lives a tribe of 14 people. Everyone on the island has special gifts, and because of these gifts they’re known as elemetals. Elementals are people who were born with the ability to control fire, wind, earth, and water. They’re a few exceptions when it comes to elementals that have a different gift other than fire, wind, earth, and water. Every person who has a elemental also has a echo. A echo is the negative…

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    In 1584, Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlowe were the first Europeans to know about the island. They was sent to that area by Sir Walter Raleigh. They was on a mission scouting the broad sounds and estuaries the look for an ideal location to settle in. There was glowing reports of Roanoke Island, and then the explorers returned home a year later with two Natives, their names were Manteo and Wanchese, all of London was abuzz with talk of the New World’s wonders. Queen Elizabeth was impressed with…

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    The lost colony was a failed attempt from Queen Elizabeth to settle on Roanoke Island, which is located in present day North Carolina. There were many problems with the settlers, they aren´t use to living like that and the colonists were not very clever. The colonists also antagonised the Indians by kidnapping them and holding them hostage. The colony was low on supplies, so John White sailed back to England for supplies. He thought it would take 3 months, but it took 3 years. When John White…

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    including herself, that had been hoping for a better life in America had just arrived in Roanoke; an island off the coast of North Carolina. As Jane and her family waited on the supply ship to come in, she watched her little brother. Her brother was a short, blond, four year old who knew nothing on what was going on. All of a sudden she heard her mother scream in panic and saw her father and every man that could, run to the shore. The supply ship had just crashed into shore because of the…

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    In this paper, I will be discussing the topic of how the Roanoke Colonist could have disappeared. As well as provide some background information on Roanoke Island and which theory I believe is correct. The Lost Colony: Roanoke Island The story of how the colonists of Roanoke Island had disappeared still remains unsolved today. The Roanoke colony was on an island in Dare County on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, United States; it was one of the first English settlements in the New World.…

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    Dagmawi Wassie Landwehr,Joshua; Monahan, Griffin HN U.S History 1 October 4, 2015 Diary of George Golding November 14 of 1606, Willoughby, people were getting ready to travel to the new world. I wanted to leave England in search of a better life. The economy was on the decline and it became impossible to survive. People wanted to escape religious persecution. When I heard the Virginia Company was going to cross the ocean to the new land, many people including me wanted to go, the problem…

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