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The road to Jamestown - part 2

December 13th, 2007

Episode 29 of 495 episodes

The second part of Sean Cunningham's talk about how and why English sailors and the English Crown turned their attention to the New World of America in the 16th century. This talk explores how piracy, greed, religion and warfare became the foundations of Elizabethan attempts to settle America.

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