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New Amsterdam

The Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam was founded by the director-general of the colony of New Netherland, Peter Minuit, who purchased it from local Indians in 1626. The colony was captured by the British in 16… (See Below for Full Description)
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The Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam was founded by the director-general of the colony of New Netherland, Peter Minuit, who purchased it from local Indians in 1626. The colony was captured by the British in 1664 and subsequently renamed New York. From Native American to Dutch to British and finally to international melting pot, New Amsterdam chronicles the origins of the settlement destined to become one of the leading cities in the world. Students will learn in this book about the key events and prominent figures that created New Amsterdam.

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ISBN-13 978-0-7910-9334-4
ISBN-10 791093344
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-0118-7
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Colonial Settlements in America
Author Tim McNeese
Publication Date 4/1/2007
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Maps. Sidebars. Chronology. Timeline. Footnotes. Bibliography. Further reading. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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