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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