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New Netherland was named New York after James, the Duke of York in the 1664. Since he was the proprietor, he named it New York and gave the rest of the land to two friends ( John Berkeley & George Carteret ) for free.

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Who was the Englishman for whom New Netherland was named?

Duke Of York


What made New York more successful than New Netherland?

New York IS (was) New Netherland. The Dutch were the first Europeans to settle the New York area. When they settled the area that is now New York City, they named it "New Amsterdam." They named the surrounding area, "New Netherland." New Netherland included land in what is now New York State, New Jersey, Connecticut and Delaware. New Amsterdam (now New York City) was the capital of the the greater province of New Netherland.


Did the English take over new netherland in 1664?

Yes they did, And they named it New York


How did New Netherland get its name?

In 1626, the Dutch, named the region New Netherland. Eventually, this region would be known as the colony and later the state of New York.


Where was the New Netherland colony located?

New Netherland was located where New York is now. New Netherland became part of New York in colonial times.


Did the Duke of York own New Netherland or New Amsterdam?

Yes, the Duke of York owned New Netherland {New York}


What was New Netherland renamed to?

New York.


Who ruled new netherland?

New york


What colony was new netherland?

New York


How were women colonists affected when New Netherland became New York?

How were women colonists affected when New Netherland became New York.


How did the colony of New York get started?

The New York colony started when King Charles II decided to send his brother, the Duke of York, to drive out the Dutch from New Netherland. Therefore, New York was then named after the Duke of York.


What did new york used to be called?

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