The mystery of Roanoke - Roberto Martinez-Cross 29 August...

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Roberto Martinez-Cross 29 August 2016 The Mystery Of Roanoke In my opinion, the document that best represents the misunderstanding of the situation in Roanoke is Ralph Lane’s first description of Roanoke written in 1585. In this writing, Lane is extremely happy with everything there is in Roanoke. He talks about how rich the soil is and all the things that are growing there. He talks about the plentiful food such as grapes, perfect sugar, and wheat for bread. He says the climate is perfect and nobody in the colony has yet been sick. Lane says very promising things about Roanoke but he sees nothing of what could potentially go wrong. I believe that Lane thought there could be nothing wrong with such an amazing place. He completely misconceives their situation there by not anticipating that something could happen to Roanoke in the future. He at first did not realize that the great climate was all that came with the
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