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Both loyally supported Queen Elizabeth and had the inside track in the English court. Both had fought to force Protestantism on Catholic Ireland. In Ireland, however, Raleigh had made trouble for himself. When he ordered the hangings of a dozen Catholic women, several of whom were pregnant, as well as the deaths of hundreds of prisoners of war, his actions led to the denial of a land grant in Ireland. In need of land and money, Raleigh was driven to request his brother’s patent, or right, to establish England Tries Its Hand a New World colony.

29 30 Colonial America The Northwest Passage itself remained elusive. Frobisher also searched for gold, picking up huge quantities of metal on Baffin Island, which he believed was gold. ) He made second and third voyages in 1577 and 1578, but still no northern route to China was found. On his second effort, he collected a thousand tons of ore, again hoping it was gold, and again being fooled by iron pyrite. GILBERT’S VOYAGE Disappointed by Frobisher’s three voyages, Gilbert decided to sail in search of the Northwest Passage himself.

In 1618 the Virginia Company changed its land policy. Previously, all land occupied by the colonists still belonged to the company and was farmed as common land. 5 hectares) each to all colonists who had lived in the colony since 1607. 25 ha) of land, once they had paid their ship passage to the New World. This system, called the “headright system,” suddenly put land into the hands of hundreds, and later thousands, of English immigrants. The following year, 1619, saw more positive change as the first elected legislature in North America began meeting.

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