New York

An American Colony

The founding of New York

«New York was founded in the year 1664.

«New York was founded by the Dutch West India Company.

«The reason New York was founded was because of the rich furs and trade there was there.

Climate and Geography

The colony of New York had a very humid climate. The summers were very hot and humid and the winters were very snowy and cold.


The geography of New York varies highly. It has mountain on one side with coastlines on the other with woodlands in the middle.

Economic Resorces

New York had exports such as natural recources like wood and food. Also there were iron ore products like iron tools and weapons.