Elizabeth I, Part 5: Reformation and International Policies

Under her reign, Spain launched five armadas against England. Sir Walter Raleigh sponsored the English colony of Roanoke, North Carolina, by 1585, but it did not last long. Sir Francis Drake was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe. And of course Shakespeare wrote many of his plays. Virginia was named after her, since she never married.

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Protestant Work Ethic, Capitalism, and America’s Founding

It is what made this country great. Max Weber’s thesis recently got a significant boost in the Philippines. Evidence follows. (This post updates the one at American Thinker on 22 July 2018, titled Protestant Work Ethic and the Founding of America.)

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