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What pushed England and Spain towards war?

Trading rivalry and religion

1

Who attacked spanish ships and ports?

Sir Francis Drake

2

What marked the end of spanish control of the seas

When the Spanish Armada was destroyed

3

Who did Queen Elizabeth give the right to claim land to?

Sir Walter Raleigh

4

Where did settlers settle then disappeared

Roanoke

5

Who led the colonists of Roanoke

John White

6

What did merchants need in order to settle in America

Charters

7

What colony was settled by a famous joint stock company

Jamestown

8

What joint stock company settled Jamestown

The Virginia company

9

Who was jamestown's leader

John smith

10

What cash crop did Jamestown grow

Tobacco

11

What did the colonists of Jamestown form

House of Burgesses

12

What was the first royal colony

Jamestown