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Why did the settlement fail? Source 2

A description of a copper mine by Ralph Lane. Taken from Captain John Smith, General History of Virginia, London, 1624, p.7.

Description of a copper mine by Ralph Lane. Taken from Smith, General History of Virginia, 1624.

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Read the source carefully and then answer the questions.

Q4. Where does Lane go and what does he want to see?

Q6. Why do you think he would be interested in going to see it? Does the source tell you anything about why people wanted to establish a settlement in America?

Q7. Food supplies were short and there was no way of knowing if a relief ship was on the way. Would you make the trip to Chaunis Temoatan or would you stay in Roanoke? Why?

 

 

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