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Why did it take over 100 years for Britain to begin seriously colonising America?

During the revolutionary War 1775 – 1783, a strong presence of Britain was established in Quebec " to protect us from the rebel American fighing for independence." My people do not care but ...
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Why did it take over 100 years for Britain to begin seriously colonising America?

When Spain accidentally found the new world, they did not have just an extensive experience in conquest, strategy and dealing with other cultures they adopted a very radical different approach ...
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Why did it take over 100 years for Britain to begin seriously colonising America?

Here is a list with the major factors. This list focuses on the period Oct 1492 to April 1607 and is extracted from this Timeline of Colonial America. The timeline already contains links to sources ...
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Why did it take over 100 years for Britain to begin seriously colonising America?

England’s rulers were embroiled in internal politics whereas in 1492 Spain had just triumphantly and justifiably defeated the last of the Saracen entities in Iberia. They were on a roll.
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Why did it take over 100 years for Britain to begin seriously colonising America?

It took over 100 years after the New World's discovery for other European powers, but particular to this question, Britain, to attempt likewise, by which time many resource-rich regions were already ...
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