Giovanni Da Verrazano
Italian explorer who tried to find a Northern route to India around the Americas.
A French explorer who set out to find a northern route around the Americas ten years after Giovanni returned to France. He was unsuccessful but he did discover much of Canada for the French.
Samuel de Champlain
Founder of Quebec City. He was also important in opening North America up to French trade, especially the fur trade.
An English sea captain and explorer sent by the Netherlands leaders who went to North America in search of land for setting up colonies. He discovered the Hudson Bay.
How did the Dutch West India Company encourage settlers to come to the new colony?
They gave land owners (patroons) large areas of land.
How did England take over New Netherland and make it to NY?
They arrived in the North River with four warships which scared the people of New Netherlands.
How did tolerance and religious freedom shape NY?
The people in New Netherland, followed the Dutch traditon of treating people fairly even if they had different beliefs.
Why did the Dutch surrender New Netherland to the English?
They were scared (like little mice) of the English powerful warships (cats)