Where did the Delaware settle?
initially Maryland, then Delaware
Was it Jamestown?
The Dutch were the first people to settle in Delaware in 1631, sent by De Vries.
Other than the Native American Algonquin and Delaware tribes, the first European settlers were the Dutch.
To make like easier and escape the king
actually it was initially Maryland, also to include Rhode Island not Delaware
Dutch traders were the first settlers to settle in Delaware. They settled in 1631 at Zwaanendaael, which is close to present day Lewes.
He thought that it was a nice place to stay because he had to get away from reality.
The Swedish settled in Delaware for profit. They wanted to make money from trading. They also wanted a base in the New World to watch the Spanish.
The Swedish colonists settled in Delaware because Delaware was one of the first areas encountered by the Swedes. In competition with the Dutch settlers, the Swedish settlers made compromises with local Indian tribes and settled in the area.
Delaware, They settled there and that's partly why they have no income tax when they buy things.
The Dutch and the Swedes were among the first to settle in New Jersey.
the swedes played a lesser role
First they settled there for land. Second they needed fertile soil to raise crops because they didnt have that in the Netherlands. And finally they needed food and Delaware was right on the water and water=fish
The Dutch were the first to ever settle in Delaware, within a year (1638) New Sweden, a Swedish trading post and colony took over. Eventually, the Dutch took over again.
Okay, settlers in America that got stuck with the Puritans were given this land and thought that it wasn't fair to be religious and decided to go and settle on this land called Delaware. (BTW whoever said "because they wanted to" should go back to 8th grade social studies where I just so happpen to be)
The first colony was established in order to have control over more land, to raise crops since the soil wasn't as rich in the Netherlands as it was in Delaware, and last of all since Delaware was right on the coast of the Atlantic ocean so it was very simple and easy to catch fish.
I don't know if this applies to New Jersey and Delaware, but the first Europeans to settle in New York were from The Netherlands (before its name was changed to New York, it was New Amsterdam).
Peter Minuit was a Dutch explorer that took some Swedish colonists to settle in New Jersey.
1. Delaware 2. Pennsylvania 3. New Jersey 4. Georgia 5. Connecticut in that order.
it was a beautiful place and it still is. it had lots of farm land and forests. it is on the Atlantic ocean. you can practice any religion you want.
The Delaware Tribe (Munsee, Unalachtigo, Unami). Access Genealogy http://www.accessgenealogy.com "Native American Records"
The Dutch were the first Europeans to claim and settle lands between the Connecticut and Delaware Rivers, a region they named New Netherland.
Yes, it was in Delaware.
Wilmington, Delaware (70,851) Dover, Delaware (36,047) Newark, Delaware (31,454) Middletown, Delaware (18,871) Smyrna, Delaware (10,023)
Dutch were the first to settle in the present day Delaware in 1631 in the middle region near the area of Lewes. However, all the settlers were killed within 1 year. In 1638 Swedish colony was settled at New Sweden site which lasted till 1955 when a Dutch force conquered the New Sweden colony.
Delaware is named after Del a Warr
No, Delaware is not in the Northeast. Delaware is in the South.
Dover is the capital city in Delaware.
There is a Delaware river that goes through Delaware. There is a bay near called the Chesapeake bay! It's between Maryland and Delaware!
The Delaware River was named after Delaware because the Cherokee indeans named Delaware and the Delaware River.
The address of the Fort Delaware Society is: Po Box 553, Delaware City, DE 19706-0553
The Delaware river flows to through Delaware. It forms a border between Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Wilmington, Delaware (70,851) Dover, Delaware (36,047) Newark, Delaware (31,454)
The address of the Fort Delaware State Park is: P.O. Box 170, Delaware City, DE 19706
There are no Native American Reservations in Delaware.
The bay that borders Delaware is called Delaware Bay.
Delaware River Chesapeake & Delaware Canal
Maryland is West of Delaware and South of Delaware.
the Delaware river goes into Delaware bay
Delaware City is in New Castle county Delaware
A Delaware corporation would be a corporation that is incorporated in the state of Delaware.
New jersey Delaware \ Delaware
the charter of Delaware is Delaware colony's founding document
Well the first people to settle their was an tribe named the Swedes. Then the Dutch attacked the Swedes and scattered them. Then an attack by the English lead by William Penn destroyed the Dutch and settled there.
The web address of the Fort Delaware Society is: http://www.fortdelawaresociety.org
Delaware was successful
No, Delaware is not in the desert.