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explorers and Dutch colonist

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What is the name of Henry Hudson's ship ?
Half Moon
What city used to be the Dutch settlement of Ft. Orange?
Albany
What is the Dutch East India company and what did they do?
Sent explorers to find a shorter route to Asia
What country did Samuel de Champlain sail for and what were some of his accomplishments?
He sailed for France. One of his accomplishments was to discover Lake Champlain and one of the first permanent settlements in Canada
What did the first Europeans call New York?
New Netherland
Who is the Dutch governor who had a wooden leg?
Peter Stuyvesant
What was the main goal of the first Europeans who explored North America?
To discover the Northwest Passage which equals a shorter route to Asia.
Who was the first European to arrive in New York State?
Giovanni da Verrazzano
Peter Minuit
Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)
Verazano
explored the coast of North America from North Carolina northward
Missionary
someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
Trade Route
a lane at sea that is a regularly used route for vessels
indentured servant
Laborer who agreed to work without pay for a certain period of time in exchange for passage to America
Rebels
people who oppose or defy the government that exists
governor
the head of a state government
tenant
someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
peninsula
land surrounded by water on three sides
colony
a group of animals of the same type living together
What is the Dutch West India Company?
Trading company chartered by the Dutch government to conduct its merchants' trade in the Americas and Africa.