Why Did the Dutch Give Up New York?

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Arienne King
by Soliloquy
published on 27 March 2021
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New York is one of the most influential cities in the world; economically, culturally and diplomatically it is a powerhouse. It’s population also largely speaks English, a legacy America has from it’s past as a British colony. But the English were not the first Europeans to settle New York. Before St Georges Cross was hoisted over New York; the Dutch flag flew over New Amsterdam – these places being one and the same.

So how did the Dutch come to colonise here and how did the English manage to steal this jewel away from them?

Read More:
http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/new-amsterdam-surrendered-english
https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/kingston/colonization.htm
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/nyregion/new-yorks-350th-birthday-party-your-invitation-isnt-lost-in-the-mail.html
https://www.thoughtco.com/key-facts-about-new-amsterdam-104602
http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/essays/general/the-united-states-of-america-and-the-netherlands/the-end-of-new-netherland.php
https://www.gilderlehrman.org/content/surrender-new-netherland-1664
http://americanhistory.si.edu/many-voices-exhibition/unsettling-continent-1492%E2%80%931776/dutch-new-amsterdam
http://www.thirteen.org/dutchny/interactives/document-dutch-articles-of-surrender/
http://www.history.com/news/the-dutch-surrender-new-netherland-350-years-ago
http://www.womenhistoryblog.com/2008/03/dutch-womens-rights.html

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