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Social Studies

a person who brought 50 settlers to New Netherland and in return received a large land grant and other special privileges.
Peter Minuit
A Dutch colonist in 1626. Served as first gov.
Meijeterma and Seyseys
Two Sachems of the Lenape. Minuit and 60 Dutch bought mannhattan island for 24$ worth of goods. Indians thought that land wasn't owned. Misunderstanding.
Peter Stuyvesant
1645 took over as new gov. Tried to capture Sweed land. Got it. England took over though.
James, Duke of York
Charles II gave his bro, James, a charter for land between Hudson, and Delaware rivers. In 1664, Duke sent ships to New Amsterdam.
Martha Turnstall Smith
Whale hunting became big industry. Martha Turnstall Smith, was on of the few ladies who whailed. Used whale oil for lamps, bones for buttons.
Sir George Cartret
Duke of York gave him land. With friend, started colony. Made New Jersey.
Lord John Berkley
One of the friends Duke of York gave land to. With Sir George, started a colony called New Jersey because Carteret had been born there.
Phillip Cartret
1665 George and John let him govern. George's cousin.
New Netherland
a Dutch colony in North America along the Hudson and lower Delaware rivers although the colony centered in New Amsterdam
Manhattan Island
Soon changed to New Amsterdam. Thought Indians called it Manhattan.
New Sweeden
Sweden settled small colonyin present day states New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. 1637 otter mink beaver. rich profits. Crops
New York
British changed New Netherland to New York, and New Amsterdam to New York City.
Middle Colonies
New York New Jersey and Pennsylvainia. had fertile soil moderate winters warm summers and a good growing season and economy was based on farming mineing craft jobscash crops grain manufacturing and trade
New Jersey
George Cartret, John Berkley. Duke of York gave them the land. 1665 let Philip Cartret, George's cousin govern province.