The English did not so much take New York from the dutch, they convinced them to a trade of territory.
I do now know the exact details of the deal, but I know Surinam was controlled by the English at that point in time, and power of this territory was transferred to the dutch in exchange for New York, there might have been a lot more to the deal, but this is what I know.
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The English drove the Dutch out of New York so that their English settlers could move further west. The English got the Dutch to give up New York with the Treaty of Westminster.
The Dutch did not have a lot of people in it's colony so the British wanted to invade to have New York for it's own.
The English drove the Dutch from New York because England and Holland had gone to war in Europe.
The Dutch founded New York, but they called it New Amsterdam. The English then forced them out of New Amsterdam and called it New York.
The Dutch settled New Amsterdam, Which became New York City after the Dutch surrendered to the English.
New Amsterdam was a small Dutch trading port, but after some war with the English the Dutch traded it for Suriname with the English which was part of the peace contract. The English renamed it to New York in 1644.
New York was an English colony because the English conquered New York from the Dutch, and after ceding to the English in the Treaty of Westminster, in 1674.
The Dutch colony of New Amsterdam became the English colony of New York.
That would have been New Amsterdam. Established by the Dutch on what is now Manhatten. The English renamed it New York.
The colony of New York was settled first by the Dutch and then by the English. The main religion of both the Dutch and English was Protestantism. New York was one of the Middle colonies.
ANSWERThe Dutch settled New Amsterdam, which became New York City after the Dutch surrendered the land to the English.
captured it from the dutch
the dutch were the first to settle New York but after they surrendered to the English it was named New York
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First, the Dutch and then the English. New York is named after the Duke of York.
According to the 2002 edition of History Alive! The United States, Dutch and English came there in search of new lives. The Dutch. Dutch, it was once known as New Amsterdam. The Dutch settled New Amsterdam, which became New York City after the Dutch surrendered the land to the English.
New Amsterdam became New York when the English took it from the Dutch.
Holland (The Netherlands). The Dutch were the first Europeans to settle New York City, in about 1624. When the English took control in 1664, they renamed it New York.
New York, which was known as New Amsterdam before the English took it.
He was the brother to the king and was able to take NY from the Dutch to establish an English colony.
The Dutch didn't settle in New York colony because it was a Dutch colony before it was English. The area was wanted by both groups because the land was good for crops and there was a natural harbor. The English took New Netherlands away from the Dutch and named it New York after the king's brother the Duke of York who was given the land.