New York Colony

By:Jibby and Landon

Colony Infomation

New York was founded in 1626 by Peter Minuit and other's for trades and profits.In Colonial New York there were many Catholics and Jews.New York's nickname was the Duke of York.New York was originally called the New Netherlands.

Characteristics

There's many landforms including mountains,plains,and rolling hills.New York's summers were hot and winters were cold.Some common activities were Mining,Lumbering,and Farming.In New York Some Jobs were growing vegetables and tobacco.

Important People

Peter Minuit was born in 1580 and died in 1638.He lived until 58. Peter Minuit was the director of the Dutch Colony of New Netherland from 1626 to 1631.