Arrival of the Roanoke Island Colonists

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Mark Cartwright
by John White
published on 16 June 2020
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A 1590 CE engraving by John White showing the arrival of English colonists in Virginia, the first English colony in North America (modern-day North Carolina). Around 100 settlers created a settlement on Roanoke Island in 1585 CE.

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White, J. (2020, June 16). Arrival of the Roanoke Island Colonists. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12378/arrival-of-the-roanoke-island-colonists/

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White, John. "Arrival of the Roanoke Island Colonists." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 16, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12378/arrival-of-the-roanoke-island-colonists/.

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White, John. "Arrival of the Roanoke Island Colonists." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Jun 2020. Web. 20 Sep 2021.