Social Studies-Early European Settlements in PA

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conflict

to fight a war because of some disagreement

colony

a location that is settled by people who remain citizens of their own country

Johan Printz

governor of the first Swedish colony; moved the colony to Tinicum Island. the Native Americans referred to him as "Big Tub" because of his large size

Tinicum Island

the first permanent settlement on Pennsylvania soil

permanet

staying in one place

Peter Stuyvesant

governor of the Dutch settlement who took over the Swedish settlement at Tinicum Island

surrender

to give up in a fight

Peter Minuet

a Dutchman who sailed for Sweden and was placed in charge of New Sweden (later Delaware) in 1630's

Johan Rising

replaced Johan Printz as governor of New Sweden in 1654

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