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I think it was because of their fur trade that it was started


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Which colony started as a dutch colony of new Netherlands?

New York

How did the colony of New York get started?

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.

What year was the new york colony started?

I think it was 1812

What was the original purpose of new york?

The original purpose of starting New York colony was to expand. This colony was started by the Dutch as a business endeavor.

Who started the colony of NY?

The first European colony in New York was established by the Netherlands. It was known as New Amsterdam. Notlong after, the British forced the Dutch out and the colony was renamed New York.

How did the New York colony get started?

The New York colony was originally known as New Netherlands. It was started after a captain for the Dutch East India Company landed in the area. The area was then claimed by the Dutch and settled.

Who was the colony of New York started?

Eligh j. Masterson III

Who started the colony of New York?

Eligh j. Masterson III

What was the original purpose of starting the new york colony?

the purpose for starting this colony was to expand. Everyone in Europe wanted to expand so New York was a colony The nY Colony was started by the Dutch. It was a business endevour.

Which grove place the first European colony in what is now New York?

There is some strange English in your question, but New York started out as New Amsterdam, a colony and trading post established by the Dutch.

Is new york a middle colony a southern colony or an northern colony?

New York is a middle colony.

Who were the kings of the New York Colony?

New York Colony had no kings.

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