The History Of Roanoke Colonization

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Colonization of The New World was a new concept at the time of The Age of Exploration. Spain was becoming a major superpower with the discovery and colonization of the Americas. “The English Monarch Queen Elizabeth told Sir Walter Raleigh to organize a colonizing mission,” (Tindall,Shi 36). With this expedition Sir Walter settlers were able to settle an area called Roanoke with little knowledge of this new world called America. Although the Roanoke Colony was never heard of again, Roanoke failed as a colony because it had a lack of communication with its only investor. Whereas Jamestown had a joint-stock company helping them. Roanoke settlers were isolated and communication played a vital role in keeping the colonies alive. The Roanoke
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