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jayden horace\

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on 27 October 2016

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Their goal was to take over the town. However, New Amsterdam was known for its heterogeneous population and many of its inhabitants were not even Dutch. The English made them a promise to let them keep their commercial rights.
reason founded
The New York Colony was founded in 1626 by the Duke of York and other colonists on Manhattan Island.
New York was one of the three colonies that saw the most fighting during the War. In fact, the Battles of Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775 and the Battle of Saratoga on October 7, 1777 were both fought in New York. New York served as the major base of operations for the British for most of the war. The war finally ended in 1782 after the British defeat at the Battle of Yorktown.
colonial history brief
Type of people living the new york colony
The people that lived in the new york colony were the Ducthes.
Types of economy
New York was often referred to as a breadbasket colony because it grew so many crops, especially wheat. The wheat was ground into flour in flour mills then shipped to England.
Types of religion
Religion: Not dominated by a specific religion which gave way to religious freedom for Quakers, Catholics, Lutherans, Jews and others. Refer to Religion in the Colonies
Why would people want to settle in our colony
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