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Why did the English want to hide their colony from Spaniards? Please help!!!!

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  1. Which colony? When?

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. The English settlement of Virginia, or the Jamestown colony. And during the early 1600s

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    posted by Jerry
  3. This may explain a lot. And remember Spain already had extensive colonies in the Americas by 1604, including Florida to the south of Jamestown.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Spanish_War_(1585%E2%80%931604)

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  4. http://www.virginiaplaces.org/vacities/7jamestown.html

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  5. So why did they want to hide their colony?

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  6. Sshh!! Don't tell anyone, but your answer is found in the websites linked above.

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  7. Still don't see it

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  8. Would you tell your enemy that you were opening a new store across town from his if he might firebomb it?

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  9. No

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  10. Try reading the websites posted above and see why the English didn't want to advertise their settlement to the Spanish.

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  11. OHHHHHHH. Was it because they didn't want to get their colony taken over by the Spanish, so they kept their colony hidden for this reason?

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  12. Taken over or attacked, probably yes!

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  13. Thank you!

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    posted by Jerry
  14. Yea

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  15. Vdcnft

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  16. I think they wanted to hide their colony because the did not want the Spaniards to take it over

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    posted by Cheriah
  17. loplolo

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