Compare And Contrast Jamestown And Roanoke

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Beginning at Roanoke, England's first attempt to colonize America was a failed venture that began in 1584 with the idea to increase the land held by the British Empire. This first settlement being a failure, then came the decision to create Jamestown by a group of business man calling themselves the Virginia Company of London. The Virginia Company had high hopes of turning a profit with gold and silver discoveries but due to climate changes, they had hard times and their relations with the native become strained. Following the Virginia Company of London settlement came the Plymouth. The Plymouth was a community looking for new Place to practice their religious believe freely. The histories of Jamestown, Plymouth, and Roanoke reveal four very

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