Primary Sources of Colonial America: From New Amsterdam to New York: Dutch Settlement of America, 1st Edition

  • Kate Shoup
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1502631377
  • ISBN-13: 9781502631374
  • DDC: 949.2
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released September 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The Netherlands was a world economic power in the seventeenth century. It sought to expand its influence by establishing a colony in the New World. New Amsterdam, situated between Plymouth and Jamestown, was successfully settled in 1624. Readers learn about the rapid rise and fall of this colony, which would be taken over by the British and renamed New York.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Forgotten Influence.
1: Settlement of a New World.
2: The Dutch Presence Grows.
3: Colonists Versus the Company.
4: The End of New Netherland.
Further Information.
About the Author.