English merchants wanted to form a colony in the North Americas in 1587. They wanted a colony for gold, silver and other items for profit.
Lets start a Colony for The English merchants.
My name is John Smith, The first leader of the Roanoke Colony
We can not plant any crops in this sand sadly.
We had no food to last because of no harvest.
Many as half of us died of disease and hunger in the first winter. We did not come prepared for this and we needed many coffins and area for grave burying.
John White, the leader of Roanoke left to gather more supplies for the colonists still alive. He returned three years later
When john white returned, everyone dissappeared and the settlement was gone. He was only to find a a tree the words, Croatoan, an Amereican Indian group Near by.
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