The New York: Middle Colony

Ava S.

Who settled there?

This colony that was renamed by the British, [as New York now] had people from the Netherlands.The Netherlands that people called Holland ,is a country in Northern Europe. The settlers who lived there are called Dutch.
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Geography

New York's geography is a perfect place for a colony.The Harbor was a ideal for shipping and trade.The valleys of the Hudson and Mohawk rivers were well for farming and trade.Iron was a well mineral was avalible to be mined.
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Weather

Winters in New york were very cold.The summers were hot and humid.But in long valleys and along the coast made farming easier than New England.
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The Economy

New Yorks economy offered jobs but also used the unpaid work of others . Farmers grew wheat, corn, veggtables , and tobacco.Other New Yorkers miners, lumbermen, sailors, trappers, craftsmen and servents or slaves.
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Goverment

Colonists had little to say in New Yorks goverment.The colony had a powerful govener who was appointed by British royailty.The govener appointed other officals and inforced laws.
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