What were the challenges the first English colonists faces in north America?
The colonists had run short of food and were quarreling with neighboring Indians
White returned to England, leaving behind 117 colonists. He planned to return in a few months. When he got back to England, however, he found the country was then preparing for war with Spain. It was three years before he was able to sail back to Roanokeo No other trace of the colonists remained.this day, the fate of the "Lost Colony" remains a mystery..