New York was named after the Duke of York in Britain after the British took New Amsterdam (later named New York) from the dutch.
Two. New York and New Amsterdam. It was new Amsterdam From 1625-1674. After that it was called New York. (named after the Duke of York)
The Dutch were the first Europeans to settle New York City. They named it New Amsterdam after the Dutch city of Amsterdam. When the English took control in 1664, they renamed it New York.
New Amsterdam and the duke of york is why they named new york new york
New York was orginally named New Amsterdam, as it was founded by the Dutch. When the English took over they renamed it.
New York is named after the city of York in England. the city was first established as a Dutch colony named New Amsterdam; but was conquered by the English in 1664 who renamed it New York.
New York City.
The Dutch founded New Amsterdam which the English later came in a re-named New York.
The Netherlands named their settlement New Amsterdam (Amsterdam is a large city in the Netherlands). When it became English, the English renamed it New York (after the city of York in England).
New Amsterdam. The Dutch were the first Europeans to settle in New York City. They named it New Amsterdam. When the English took control in 1664, they renamed it New York.
The dutch...and it was named New Amsterdam.
New Amsterdam. The dutch named it.
The Dutch. The city was named after their own capital Amsterdam: New Amsterdam.
Then England took over, and a man named James Charles York, renamed New Amsterdam to New York
The Duke of York in 1664 sent an army that took possession of New Amsterdam and which was then named Province of New York.
new Amsterdam. the British named it after duke of york. the state itself was new Netherlands.
New York, originally named "New Amsterdam", was part of the original 13 colonies.
New York was founded by the Dutch and named New Amsterdam. In 1664 The Duke of York took control and renamed New York.
New York has been always called New York. Named after the King of England's brother, the Duke of York, it's capital was Manhattan Island, or to the Dutch, New Amsterdam. Amsterdam was Holland's (Dutch) capital.
When the British took control in 1664, New Amsterdam was renamed New York after the Duke of York, who received the land as a gift from the King of England.AnswerYork is in England. Amsterdam is in the Netherlands. The Dutch colony in America was called New Amsterdam until it was captured by the Duke of York, and then it became a British colony named after him. New York was the city, and it was also the name of the entire British colony which is a U.S. state today.New York/Manhattan was originally named New Amsterdam. The name New Netherlands was sometimes used.
King Charles the second gave the colony to a Prince named York, who renamed it New York.
The Dutch settled first and named it New Amsterdam. Then afterwards the British came over and named it New York, after the Duke of York.
New York was called new Amsterdam lol
because the duke of york captured the land from the dutch. At first it was called New Amsterdam then they named it new york after the duke of york