New York


A brief history of the colony.

New York was the Second Colony to be be established in Colonial America. The New York Colony was classified as one of the Middle Colonies. It was founded by the Duke of York and other colonists on Manhattan Island. Discover interesting facts about the founding, establishment, history, trade, government & religion of the early colonists of the New York Colony and learn about the history of its trade, expansion, conflict and rebellion.

how they made money

they would trade with the Indians that were in their area