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  Dutch colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the 17th century, Dutch traders established trade posts and plantations throughout the Americas; actual colonization, with Dutch settling in the new lands was not as common as with settlements of other European nations.
Dutch colonization of Sint Maarten began in 1620 although the ownership of the island changed hands at least 16 times before 1816, when it was permanently split between France and the Netherlands.
The Dutch established a settlement on Tortola in 1648 and later on Anegada and Virgin Gorda.
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 New Netherland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Netherland (Dutch: Nieuw-Nederland, Latin: Nova Belgica or Novum Belgium) was the territory claimed by the United Provinces (the Netherlands) on the eastern coast of North America in the 17th century.
The Dutch policy was to require formal purchase of all land that they settled, although the principle of land ownership was not one that the existing inhabitants recognised, likely resulting in misunderstandings.
Dutch Portuguese Colonial History (http://www.colonialvoyage.com/)Dutch Portuguese Colonial History: history of the Portuguese and the Dutch in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), India, Malacca, Bengal, Formosa, Africa, Brazil.
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 New Amsterdam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dutch Revival buildings from the early 20th century on Pearl Street in lower Manhattan recall the Dutch origins of the city.
Founded in 1625 by the Dutch West India Company, the city was located on the strategic, fortifiable southern tip of the island of Manhattan and intended to defend river access to the company's fur trade operations in the Hudson Valley.
In 1667, the Dutch withdrew their claims on the colony in the Treaty of Breda, and were granted the rights to Suriname in return.
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 Encyclopedia: Dutch colonization of the Americas
Map of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, with Courlands colonies marked The Duchy of Courland was the smallest nation to colonize the Americas with a short-lived colony in Tobago during the 1654-1659, and again 1660-1689.
The German colonization of the Americas consisted of a failed attempt to settle Venezuela in the 16th century.
Dutch settlements on Tobago existed: Tobago is an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, part of the nation of Trinidad and Tobago.
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 Dutch colonization of the Americas - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1664, English troops under the command of the Duke of York (later James II of England) attacked the New Netherlands colony.
The Dutch established a settlement on Tortola[?] in 1648 and later on Anegada[?] and Virgin Gordo[?].
It was sold to the Dutch West India Company in 1683 and came to be known as Dutch Guiana[?].
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When the Dutch arrived in the area it was inhabited by various groups of native Americans speaking Algonquian languages.
In 1625 or 1626 Peter Minuit, a Walloon, arrived in the colony and as governor was credited with the purchase of the island from the natives in 1626—maybe from a Metoac tribe known as the Canarsees —in exchange for trade goods valued at 60 guilders.
In 1667, the Dutch withdrew their claims on the colony in the Treaty of Breda, as they were granted the rights to Suriname.
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 DUTCH COLONIZATION OF THE AMERICAS FACTS AND INFORMATION
Dutch colonization of Sint_Maarten began in 1620 although the ownership of the island changed hands at least 16 times before 1816, when it was permanently split between France and the Netherlands.
The Dutch established a settlement on Tortola in 1648 and later on Anegada and Virgin_Gorda.
This colony was captured by the Dutch under Abraham_Crijnsen during the Second_Anglo-Dutch_War.
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 Dutch colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A significant number of immigrants to New Netherland were protestants of English or French Huguenot background, including the Louis Dubois colony which settled New Paltz, New York, making a private treaty with the local Native Americans to purchase a large tract of land from the Hudson River to the mountains.
This colony was captured by the Dutch under during the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
Because these things the Dutch left Chili and their coquered city, and they went to the Dutch Brazil.
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 Dutch West India Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The WIC was organised similar to the Dutch East India Company (VOC), which had a trade monopoly for Asia since 1602, except for the fact that the WIC was not allowed to conduct military operations without approval of the Dutch government.
In the Americas, fur (North America) and sugar (South America) were the most important trade goods, while African settlements traded slaves - mainly destined for the plantations on the Antilles and Suriname - gold and ivory.
Dutch Portuguese Colonial History (http://www.colonialvoyage.com/)Dutch Portuguese Colonial History: history of the Portuguese and the Dutch in Ceylon, India, Malacca, Bengal, Formosa, Africa, Brazil.
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 Dutch colonization of the Americas: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Dutch colonization of the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This conflict ended with the Treaty of Breda[?] in which the Dutch gave up their claim to New Amsterdam in exchange for Suriname.
From 1673 to 1674, the territories were once again briefly captured by the Dutch in a renewed war with England, only to be returned at the Treaty of Westminster[?].
Dutch colonization of Sint Maarten began in 1620 although the onwership of the island changed hands at least 16 times before 1816, when it was permanently split between France and the Netherlands.
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 British colonization of the Americas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The British were one of the most important colonizers of the Americas and their American Empire came to rival the Spanish American colonies in extent.
Britain acquired the French colonization of the AmericasFrench colony of New France and the Spanish colonization of the AmericasSpanish colony of Florida in 1763.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Saint Vincent was colonized in 1762.
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 DUTCH WEST INDIA COMPANY FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Another success for the WIC was the capture of a fleet carrying silver from the Spanish colonies to Europe by Piet Hein in 1628 - piracy was one of the objectives of the WIC.
Piracy was abandoned, and it concentrated primarily on the African slave_trade and remaining possessions in Suriname and the Antilles.
Dutch Portuguese Colonial History Dutch Portuguese Colonial History: history of the Portuguese and the Dutch in Ceylon, India, Malacca, Bengal, Formosa, Africa, Brazil.
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 Colonialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term also refers to a set of beliefs used to legitimize or promote this system, especially the belief that the mores of the colonizer are superior to those of the colonized.
Advocates of colonialism argue that colonial rule benefits the colonized by developing the economic and political infrastructure necessary for modernization and democracy.
Critics of the alleged abuses of economic and political advantages accruing to developed nations via globalised capitalism have referred to them as neocolonialism, and see them as a continuation of the domination and exploitation of ex-colonial countries, merely utilizing different means.
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 Dutch colonial empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Alongside the British, the Dutch initially built up colonial possessions on the basis of corporate colonialism, with the Dutch East India Company dominant.
Dutch sailors also participated in the surge of exploration that unfolded in the 16th and 17th centuries.
The restored portions of the Dutch empire, notably the Dutch East Indies, remained under Amsterdam's control until the decline of traditional imperialism in the 20th century.
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 Spanish colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spanish conquest and colonization of the Americas began with the arrival in America of Christopher Columbus in 1492.
The silver of America (especially the mines of Zacatecas and Potosí) went to pay the enormous debt brought by the wars against the Reformation led by the Spanish kings.
Soon the exclusive of commerce between Europe and America was conceded to Seville (later to Cádiz).
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 Dutch colonization of the Americas -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The WIC sought recognition for the area in the New World - which had been called (A Dutch colony in North America along the Hudson and lower Delaware rivers although the colony centered in New Amsterdam; annexed by the English in 1664) New Netherland - as a province, which was granted in 1623.
Dutch colonization of (Click link for more info and facts about Sint Maarten) Sint Maarten began in 1620 although the ownership of the island changed hands at least 16 times before 1816, when it was permanently split between (A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe) France and the Netherlands.
In 1683 Suriname was sold to the Dutch West India Company and came to be known as (A republic in northeastern South America on the Atlantic; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1975) Dutch Guiana.
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 Dutch West India Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dutch West India Company (Dutch: West-Indische Compagnie or WIC) was a company of Dutch merchants.
On June 3, 1621, it was granted a charter for a trade monopoly in the West by the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands and given jurisdiction over the African slave trade, Brazil, the Caribbean, and North America.
Dutch Portuguese Colonial HistoryDutch Portuguese Colonial History: history of the Portuguese and the Dutch in Ceylon, India, Malacca, Bengal, Formosa, Africa, Brazil.
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 Dutch colonization of the Americas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
During the 17th century, Dutch traders established trade posts and plantations throughout the Americas ; actual colonization, with Dutch settling in the new lands was not as common as with settlements of otherEuropean nations.
Many of the Dutch settlements had been abandoned or lost by the end of the century, with the exception of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, which remain Dutch territory until this day, and Suriname, whichbecame independent in 1975.
From 1673 to 1674, the territories were once againbriefly captured by the Dutch in a renewed war with England, only to be returned atthe Treaty of Westminster.
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 New Amsterdam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Founded in 1625 by the Dutch West India Company, the city was located on the strategic, fortifiable southern tip of the island of Manhattan and intended to defend the company's fur trade opeartions in the Hudson Valley.
Since the colony was intended strictly as a profit-making enterprise, and not as a means to transplant Dutch culture.
While the fort was being constructed, the growing Mohawk-Mohican War in the Hudson Valley lead the company to relocate the settlers there to the vicinity of the new Fort Amsterdam.
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 Colonialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dependency theorists such as Andre Gunder Frank, however, argue that colonialism actually leads to the net transfer of wealth from the colonized to the colonizer, and inhibits successful economic development.
Indian writer and political activist Arundhati Roy said that debating the pros and cons of colonialism/imperialism "is a bit like debating the pros and cons of rape".
Critics of neocolonialism see neocolonialism as the continuation of the domination and exploitation of the same countries with different (and often the same) means.
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 NEW AMSTERDAM FACTS AND INFORMATION
While the originally designed large fort, meant to contain the population as in a fortified city, was being constructed, the Mohawk–Mahican War at the top of the Hudson led the company to relocate the settlers from there to the vicinity of the new Fort Amsterdam.
In 1667, the Dutch withdrew their claims on New Netherland in the Treaty_of_Breda, including an exhange with the tiny Island of Run in North_Maluku, rich in nutmegs and the garantee for the rights to Suriname in return.
However, in a subsequent war between the English and the Dutch, the Dutch recaptured New Netherland in August 1673 before handing it over for good after the third Anglo–Dutch war upon the signing of the Treaty of Westminster in November, 1674.
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 The Ultimate Second Battle of Guararapes Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
The Second Battle of Guararapes was a conflict between Dutch and Portuguese forces in 1649 at Pernambuco that ended in a resounding Portuguese victory and was one of the final nails in the coffin of Dutch Brazil.
The Dutch force was also unused to fighting in the dense jungle and humid conditions of the country, wearing thick, brightly coloured European clothing and heavy metal armour which inhibited their dexterity.
The Dutch army at Guararapes were armed with pikes, cannon and an assortment of bladed weapons.
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 European colonization of the Americas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Vikings were the first Europeans to reach the Americas, starting but then abandoning a colonisation process.
Slavery under European rule began with importation of white European slaves (or indentured servants), was followed by the enslavement of local aborigines in the Caribbean, and eventually was primarily replaced with Africans imported through a large slave trade as the native populations declined through disease.
On the other hand, the descendants of the native Americans constitute the base of the population of the countries that long ago comprised of the Spanish Empire[?] in America, excepting Argentina, Uruguay and the Caribbean ones.
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 Beverly High School Library Media Center
Analyze the changing patterns of European immigration and settlement in the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries by developing a historical narrative on such questions as: How did the motives of the 17th-century Puritans and Quakers differ from those of the 18th-century immigrants such as Germans and Scots-Irish?
Orders of Connecticut (1669), the Massachusetts Body of laws and Liberty (1641) the New Jersey Laws, Concessions, and Agreements (1677), and the Pennsylvania Frame of Government (1701) to explain the growth of early representative government and institutions in the colonies.
Develop a historical argument about whether such factors as the abundance of land, devotion to private property, and the growth of individualism and a competitive entrepreneurial spirit in 18th-century colonial America challenged European ideas to hierarchy and deference and contributed to the idea of participatory democracy.
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