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The Colony of New York

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The Colony of New York
The Founder
Founded in 1664

Founder was the Duke of York; Dutch

Became a Royal Colony in 1774

Languages were English and Dutch

Province resulted from the surrender of the Dutch Republic to the Kingdom of England
The Beginning
The Capitol of Albany
Native Americans
Throughout the 1500s, there were many groups of NATIVE AMERICANS in New York.

At first, the Iroquois peoples disagreed with each other. Then, The Great Peacemaker joined them in an alliance and they became known as the "people of the longhouse".

Henry Hudson traded goods with them and settled the colony.
Our Resources

enwikipedia.org/wiki/province of New York

www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/new york

Cunningham, Kevin.
The New York Colony.
Scholastic Inc. 2012.

Family Life
worked as farmers, blacksmiths, ship building, lumbering and fur trading

church on Sundays for four hours

men did hunting, fishing and crafted items out of wood

women made clothes for the family

children fed animals and participated in chores

Our Map
Interesting Facts

New York
Map & Facts

Main rivers were the Hudson River, Mohawk River, and the Gennesee River
Bordering country is Canada
Bordering states are Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island
The Colony of New York
The Colony of New York
By: Sophia Santoso and Brooke Eckenroth

Mrs. Smith 5th grade
1655, the Dutch defeated the Swedes on the Delaware and Stuyvesant took possession of the New Sweden Colony

New York was also referred to the breadbasket colony because it grew so many crops especially wheat

Originally named the Province of New York, but changed after the Duke of York and Albany, the brother of King Charles the II of England

By 1775 New York was governed as a Royal Colony

The Federalist Papers were published in New York newspapers to sway voters to accept the new Constitution
Founded by the Dutch for trade and furs and became a Royal Colony in 1774

The Dutch wanted to trade and earn more profits
The Town & Harbor of New York
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