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When was New Netherland named New York?


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2011-11-28 21:12:38
2011-11-28 21:12:38

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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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.

Yes they did, And they named it New York

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

The Dutch were the first Europeans to colonize New York City and its surrounding areas. They gave the settlement's port city the name New Amsterdam, and the greater province to which it belonged was named New Netherland. In 1664, the British took control of New Amsterdam and New Netherland and renamed them New York, after James II, the Duke of York, who received the land as a gift from his brother, King Charles II. New Amsterdam became the City of New York, and New Netherland became the Province of New York.

James Duke of York split New Netherland into two parts New York, and New Jersey. He gave control of New Jersey to his friends, he controlled New York.

Peter Minuit founded New York in1626. At this time the colony was called New Netherland. In 1674, King Charles II took over and named it New York, after his brother, the Duke of York.

Manhattan was called New Amsterdam and New York was New Netherland until 1664 when Charles II gave his brother, Duke of New York, the land. The colony was named after him.

In 1624 the Dutch first settled the area now known as New Netherland. The Dutch were financed by Dutch West India Company. Then in 1664 a man named the Duke of York, King Charles II brother became the owner of new netherland and renamed it New York:)

The original name for New York was New Netherland.

No, it is an old name of New York.

A Dutch settler named Peter Stuyvesant founded New Amsterdam in the colony of New Netherland (1647 - 64) which he surrendered to the English in 1664. The English renamed it New York.

It was taken by New York, but it was part of present day New York and possibly Connecticut.

It was called New Netherland.

It was renamed to New York... look it up

The Dutch colony became New York. It is named after the kings brother the Duke of York.

Well, it was basically one of the first thirteen colonies and you see it was first named the New Netherland, yes it was also founded by the Dutch who lost in a war between New England and King James 2 gave this colony to the Duke of York who was his brother!

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