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    The New Netherlands

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    main question I chose; what was the influence by the Dutch on the New Netherlands? I chose this question because I thought this would be an interesting thing about the history of the New Netherlands. I’m going to use sub questions to answer the main question. The three sub questions are about the drive for the Dutch to look for new colonies, what did the Dutch get from the New Netherlands and what did they bring to the New Netherlands and what was the influence of the colony on the hinterland. For

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    The people of New Netherland are often thought to be Dutch, mainly due to the colony being founded by the West India Company which was governed by the Dutch. However, this area, which became New York in 1664 after being seized by England, was home to a diverse population of European immigrants. These settlers came from Holland, Sweden, France, Germany, and other surrounding areas. I wanted to learn more about this distinct group of people than Roark mentioned in our textbook, so I visited a website

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    was a great warmth and quality. Colonization of the New Netherland The Dutch involvement in North America started after a sailor named Henry Hudson, sailed under a Dutch flag in 1609, he traveled up a river. The colony was conceived as a very private business to take the North American fur trades. During its first decades, New Netherland was settled rather slowly, partially as a result of policy by

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    Indian and European Conflict in the New World Since 1492 to late into the17th the century there was perpetual struggle between the power hungry Europeans and the natives in the New World. Pitted against each other, the Dutch, English, French, Spaniards, and Indians struggled to maintain control of what they viewed as rightfully theirs. The English, were struggling to settle on the eastern coast and had no use and respect for the Indians or their land and way of life. At first maintaining a tentative

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    portion of our common formative assessment that pertains to the Wampanoag Indian Squanto and how he aided the Pilgrims by teaching them how to plant corn and capture eels in the nearby rivers. Children learn very early on that many settlers came to New England for religious purposes, but their intentions and values had been perverted in dealing with the Indians. The early Puritan settlers made quick work of the Indians (Vaughan 1995). Whenever there is a discussion on the delicate relationship between

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    nationality, ethnic, location, and religious classification women’s lives improved and declined in the Colonial Period. The natives, the Europeans found on arrival to the New World, held their women in the highest regard. This changed with the introduction of European ideals. African women taken from their homes and brought to the New World in the chains of slavery also led to a decline of living conditions. Some European nationalities, like the Dutch, had advanced living conditions until the arrival

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    Puritan Indians

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    Anne from smallpox. I could not be surrounded by the essence of their lives, her toys, his favorite books, our home, any longer without my heart wanting to be next to theirs. The memories haunted me. I heard about other Puritan families fleeing to the New World through people at my church, leaving the Church of England and finally gain the religious freedom we deserved. We wanted to be an example to the world on how we, as God’s children should live. I chose to follow my heart and do what I thought Roger

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    In 1775, the American colonists were faced with a question that would lead to everlasting consequences on their newly developing nation. Due to the several unjust taxes Great Britain had forced them to pay, colonial America was torn into two. Those who sided with Great Britain became known as loyalists; however, those believed the colonies should declare independence became known as the patriots. Patrick Henry, a passionate American patriot, advocates to declare war upon the tyrannical nation of

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    Dutch control

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    expeditions in the early 17th century proved an integral role in developing prosperous and populated colonies. Of these original colonies, a Dutch funded voyage landed a stake in the area now known as New York alongside the New England colonies. The Dutch’s impact and essentially rule over early New York can be seen through its cultural persistence and economic status prevalent to this day. Dutch control of the Hudson River Valley originated with the start of economic interests, initiated by the Dutch

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    William Moraley’s presentation of his time spent in colonial America, as he conveyed in his autobiography The Infortunate, depicts his experiences as an indentured servant. Moraley faced arduous tasks throughout his time as a laborer only to have no opportunities as soon he becomes free. Through Moraley’s autobiography, a deeper context is shown of what most American colonist’s life consisted of since a majority of migrants who traveled to the colonies were in a similar situation. These bound servants

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