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Always Aiming High – Anelu’n Uchel O Hyd

Wed 1st & Thurs 2nd July

Setting Up The Colonies - Roanoke & Jamestown

 

Roanoke Colony was the first attempt by the English to establish a colony in the Americas. Unfortunately, the colony failed when the settlers disappeared under mysterious circumstances giving the colony the nickname the "Lost Colony." We would like you to complete your own research about Roanoke. Look out for reasons as to why Roanoke failed.

https://www.ducksters.com/history/colonial_america/lost_colony_of_roanoke.php

 

Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in North America. It was founded in 1607 and served as the capital of the Virginia colony for over 80 years. We would like you to complete your own research about Jamestown. Look out for reasons as to why Jamestown succeeded.

https://www.ducksters.com/history/colonial_america/jamestown_settlement.php

 

Wednesday - Complete research about Roanoke & Jamestown

Thursday - Order the timeline of events (below). Answer the following questions in a double page spread -

  • Why did Roanoke fail?
  • Why did Jamestown succed?

 

Roanoke & Jamestown Timeline - Please order correctly

Examples

  • Ewloe Green Primary School, Mold Road, Ewloe, Flintshire, CH5 3AU,
  • ewmail@hwbmail.net,
  • 01244 532569
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