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1 This is the story of a ghost town – the lost colony of Roanoke. The story begins in Tudor times when Queen Elizabeth I reigned in England. SAMPLE SLIDE Random Slides From This PowerPoint Show

2 They knew that Spanish treasure fleets heading back from the colonies to Spain were loaded with looted silver and gold. Some English sailors had stolen treasure from the Spanish ships as they headed back to Spain. loot – valuable things such as gold, silver and jewels that are stolen from the people who own them SAMPLE SLIDE Random Slides From This PowerPoint Show

3 Raleigh wanted to set up colonies in North America and his idea was a popular one. Merchants liked the idea. They wanted to sell and exchange goods (trade) with new people in new places. They had English goods, like woollen cloth, that they wanted to trade with the people who lived in America. SAMPLE SLIDE Random Slides From This PowerPoint Show

4 Captain Arthur Barlowe was one of the two captains who found Roanoke Island. He thought it would be a very good place to settle. He said……. The land is full of grapes that hang down into the sea. One local was fishing and less than half an hour later he’d filled his boat with fish. SAMPLE SLIDE Random Slides From This PowerPoint Show

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