New York

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Von: Mario Mayer TGM 9.Schulstufe Note: 1 Fach: Englisch NEW YORK HISTORY: 1614 the Dutch founded the village of New Amsterdam on the area of one of the biggest cities today called New York. At that time the village only consisted of a mill, 30 houses and a fort with thick walls. In the year 1626 Peter Minnewitt has been instructed by the Dutch Westindian Company to buy the area of Manhattan; he only paid the amount of 60 gold. Manhattan lays on the Hudson River. 1647 Peter Stuyvesant became governor of New Amsterdam. He conquered Fort Christian and stopped the Swedish expansions. 1667 in the peace of Brenda the British Empire got the area of New Amsterdam and the Dutch got a part of Guyana instead. In this time the name has been changed to New York in order to remind the Earl of York. ...

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