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Why was New York colony founded?

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Answered 2009-10-28 17:46:00

The New York Colony was founded for religious freedom

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Reason New York colony was founded?

new york colony was founded because of religious freedom

Who founded the colony of New York?

A settler named Peter Minuit founded the colony of New York.They duke of york

Who were the founders of the New York colony?

the Duke of York founded the colony of New York

When Was The New York Colony Founded?

The New York colony was found in 1664.

Who founded New York Colony?

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When was the colony founded in New York?

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When did New York become a colony?

The Colony of New York was founded in 1664. New Netherland was founded in 1624. The Duke of York took it from the founders and renamed it New York in 1664.

Who founded the colony New york?

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What colony was founded by the Duke of York?

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When was New Jersey founded as a colony?

The New Jersey colony was founded in 1664. It was originally part of New York.

When was the new york colony founded by the dutch?

The Dutch founded the colony of New Netherlands, which was taken over and turned into New York by the British, in 1613.

Who was the New York founder?

The colony of New York was founded by Peter Minuit. This colony was founded in 1626 and was one of the original 13 colonies.

What colony was founded in 1664?

New York

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How was the New York colony founded?

The New York Colony began as the Dutch trading outpost of New Netherlands. The Dutch founded the colony in 1614. Later the British took over this area and renamed it New York in 1664.

Why was the duke of york important?

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What was the original colony not founded by the English?

new york

Was new york founded in the middle colony?

yes it was

What colony was founded later to become New York?

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Was New York a Royal colony or Proprietary colony?

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The New York colony?

The new york colony was one of the 13 colonies. it was a middle colony, owned by the joint-stock company, 'Virginia Company of London'. it was founded because it had a good place to harbor ships. it was founded by the Duke of York.

Why was the colony of New York founded?

for beaver pelts and as a harbour

Which middle colony was originally founded by the Dutch?

new York

Who founded what colony?

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