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What is the origin name of the colony of New York?

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The original name for New York was New Netherland.

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New York was named after James, The Duke of York

The origin of the state of New York's name comes from the English Duke of York. The region was originally called New Amsterdam and renamed New York in 1664.

It was named for the Duke of York.

It is (was) located in Albany, New York.In 1664, James, the Duke of York, received control of New Netherland. The name of the colony was changed to New York

the English name for the Mannhattan colony was New York

Because they both have the word "new" in there name.

The British named it "New York" after the Duke of York in England.

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It was named in honor of the Duke of York.

The Dutch colony of New Amsterdam became the English colony of New York.

The colony's ruler was the Duke of York, and to honor his ruling of the colony, its name was changed from a previous version to New York, because he used to rule somewhere else that was called York, hence the name 'Duke of York'.

The New York Colony was governed as a Royal Colony. The Colony of New York existed from 1609 to 1692.

the Duke of York founded the colony of New York

New York Colony had no kings.

The Governor of the colony of New York was the Duke of York. He also found the colony of New York.

No, there was no problem between the Colony of New Hampshire and the colony of New York.

The founder of the New York Colony was James, the Duke of York.

The New York colony was found in 1664.

Yes. New York is a middle colony

What was the purpose of the New York colony?

When the British took control in 1664, New Amsterdam was renamed New York after the Duke of York, who received the land as a gift from the King of England.AnswerYork is in England. Amsterdam is in the Netherlands. The Dutch colony in America was called New Amsterdam until it was captured by the Duke of York, and then it became a British colony named after him. New York was the city, and it was also the name of the entire British colony which is a U.S. state today.New York/Manhattan was originally named New Amsterdam. The name New Netherlands was sometimes used.

While it was under Dutch control, the colony was called New Netherlands. Under British control, it was rebranded as the Province of New York.

Originally New Amsterdam a Dutch Colony it became the English Colony of New York.

The People in the New York Colony are working on making a Bigger Colony.

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