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V. The Spanish Armada

a.

Spain’s desire to conquer England i. Religion ii. Aid to Dutch iii. Attacks on ships


V. The Spanish Armada Spent two years building enormous invading force: the Spanish Armada

b.

i.

In 1588, 130 ships, 30,000 soldiers


V. The Spanish Armada c.

Failed to conquer England

i.

Smaller English ships

ii.

Set ships of gunpowder on fire

iii.

Destroyed by storm on retreat


Maps Of The Battles


Question: ď ś Why

were the French, Dutch, and English more eager to establish colonies after the destruction of the Spanish Armada?


The Spanish Armada