the colony of new york

  • Jan 1, 1524

    The first white men

    The first white men
    The first white man to see Manhatten, was Giovanny de Verrazano.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1524 to

    The Colony Of New York

    The history of new york
  • The claim

    The claim
    Dutch claims to the territory were based on the 1609 exploration of Henry Hudson up the river which now bears the name.
  • Territory

    Dutch claims the territory based on the exploration of Henry Hudson up the river.
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    Henry Hudson sailed his ship into the lower Bay of New York.
  • The Trade

    The Trade
    thriving trade began between the indians and the dutch.
  • What the dutch built

    What the dutch built
    The Dutch built a fort named New Amsterdam.
  • Under Presure

    Under Presure
    The Dutch were under pressure when reminded by England of its claim to the new world, the Dutch Government then granted a charter to a group of merchants who organized the Dutch West India Company. This was done to allow them to take over trade in America and Africa
  • A settlement began

    A settlement began
    A Dutch colony settlement began in 1624 by the Dutch West India Company, which would govern the colony until its transition to English rule.
  • Dutch West Indian Company

    Dutch West Indian Company
    By the Dutch West India company govern the colony until it's transition to english rule.
  • Just got sued

    Just got sued
    In 1645 John Underhill sued for peace
  • The capture of the English

    The capture of the English
    In 1664 the English captured the colony from the Dutch, and it became New York named after the Duke of York in England,
  • Peace

    There was peace between the English and the Dutch.
  • A Horse back

    A Horse back
    A horseback postal service was initiated between New York and Boston.
  • The Dutch Government

    The Dutch Government
    The Dutch government realized that they could not war succesfully against two large empires, England and France, and reluctantly returned New Orange to the English.
  • Officialy Granted

    Officialy Granted
    New York was officialy granted representive style of government though this remained more theory than practice.
  • A Home

    A Home
    By the mid 1700's, nearly 100,000 people called New York home. However, most of this population was centered into a few main cities, including New York and Albany.
  • The great of new york

    The great of new york
    New York an in particular the capital of Albany, had become hub's in the growing independence of the American colonies
  • The war of the indians

    The war of the indians
    in 1754 The indians had a war.
  • The 13 colonies

    The 13 colonies
    Seven of the 13 colonial assemblies met in Albany to discuss coming together for mutual defense and government, though the proposal was ultimately rejected.
  • The rebles

    The rebles
    The rebels of new york from the provincial congress.
  • Declaration of independence

    Declaration of independence
    Declaration of Independence declaring that New York is no longer a colony.