Tag Archives: U.S. History — Colonial Period – English settlers

Raleigh and Roanoke

1985, the year of this conversation with Karen Kupperman and Helen Wallis, marked the 400th anniversary of the English in America. Between 1584 and 1590 came the first attempts at English colonization in the New World under a patent obtained … Continue reading

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The Roanoke Voyages, 1584-1590

1984 marked the 400th anniversary of the Roanoke voyages by English explorers and colonists in the New World. The voyages occurred between 1584 and 1590, and they leave among history‚Äôs famous unanswered questions the fate of “The Lost Colony,” which … Continue reading

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