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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 was the main goal of the first Europeans who explored North America?
To discover the Northwest Passage which equals a shorter route to Asia.
Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)
Laborer who agreed to work without pay for a certain period of time in exchange for passage to America
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