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The Dutch Settlers timeline

By herman
  • Discovery by Hudson

    Discovery by Hudson
    In 1609, a man named Hudson discovered a river full of fish and thought it might just take him all the way across the continent. It didn't, but he claimed the land along its banks for the netherlands. The river was later named after him, Hudson.
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    New Netherland

    The short-lived Dutch settlement.
  • The Dutch West India Company