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  1. Feb 2016
    1. Moreover, he said, the New World could provide an escape for England’s vast armies of landless “vagabonds.”

      Vagabong: a person who wanders from place to place without a home or job. (as defined by Google)

      In what way would The New World provide an escape for the vagabonds? Was it an easy way to get rid of them? Were they going to use them for work?

    2. touted more than economic gains and mere national self-interest. They claimed to be doing God’s work.

      Could this go back to the Genesis reading, where God speaks of "dominion", but clearly in a more extreme sense?