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How did the dutch colony of New Netherland become an English colony of new york?

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Answered 2010-04-19 22:56:58

Go to for a learning experience about the New Netherland Colony during the Dutch colonial period.

For a mustread, "Island at the Center of the World," by Russell Shorto, is a great explanation of the Dutch influence in our state and nation.

Nancy Johnsen Curran

Trustee, New Netherland Institute

> New Netherland was taken over by an English duke, the Duke of York. He then named it after himself and it became New York.

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