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explorer
someone who travels to unkown places to discover knew things
Northwest Passage
a water route to Asia through North America
Dutch West India Company
a company whose goal was to set up a Dutch colony in North America
colony
a place that is ruled by another country
colonist
a person who lives in a colony
profit
earnings that remain after subtracting the cost of making and selling a product
patroon
a landowner in New Netherland
governor
the leader of a colony or state
petition
a written request given to an official
economy
a system for producing and delivering goods
Christopher Columbus
Explorer whose voyage in 1492 from Spain to North America opened the Atlantic World
Henry Hudson
Traveled up the Hudson River in 1609 and reached what is now Albany