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Who was the first child of African parents in England's American colonies?

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What was England's first overseas colony?

On 5 March 1496, King Henry VII of England issued letters patent to John Cabot (signed documents show that he referred to himself as "Zuan Chabotto") to explore the unknown la

Where was England's first failed colony in America?

The first colony was twice established at Roanoke Island in Virginia. Sir Walter Raleigh sponsored an expedition in 1585, under Ralph Lane and Richard Grenville. The colony re

Why England's victory in the war for empire led to the loss of its North American colonies?

In the 18th century, England was at war with several countries including France and Spain. The three countries mentioned were all power players with land in Central America an