How Did The English Dominate North America

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• The English was in constant competition with the Spanish and the English in a way envied the Spanish. The English hoped to find gold just as New Spain did. This became apparent when they granted 6 million acres to the Virginia Company. o Although technically North America belonged to the Spanish, the English went around the borders of North America in search of profitable goods. o They became successful in defended a Spanish Armada which led to the grant of the Virginia Company. The English hoped to find an empire that would improve and support their country. o At the end of 1606, three ships went from England to North America and created the first settlement called Jamestown. This conflicted with the Spanish and they planned to raid and
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