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Unformatted text preview: started it all, Roanoke, was the basis of religious freedom. This colony was established by people that were in search of religious freedom. Protestants moved from England to separate from the Catholic Church. Economically and geographically, these three colonies are very similar. All of these colonies had to find ways to survive. They all had to learn ways to survive from the Native Americans. Pennsylvania and Massachusetts were successful but Roanoke did not last, no one knows what happened to this colony. Geographically speaking, all of theses colonies were clinging to the eastern edge of America. Native Americans were to the west of the settlements and that did not allow the colonies to expand westward very much in the early years. The colonists were also not aware of all of the land that was available to the west. So as you can see there are many similarities and differences in the colonies in America....
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