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History of New York City (prehistory–1664) - Wikipedia


Among its first settlers were Hendrick Christiaensen (who could be considered as a founder of New York City) and Jan ...

New York City - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of New York City, including videos, ... The first native New Yorkers were the Lenape, an Algonquin people who ... Fewer than 300 people lived in New Amsterdam when the settlement moved to Manhattan.

13 Colonies – New York Colony for Kids « - Mr. Nussbaum


It was first settled by the Dutch in 1613, who built trading posts along the Hudson River. The Dutch named the colony New Netherland. During the next ten years, ...

A Brief History of the Colony of New York, 1609-1692


A History of the Colony of New York, dating back to New Netherlands under ... to whom the territory was granted on its conquest from its first settlers, the Dutch. ... Small settlements, in addition to those at New Amsterdam and Albany, were ...

A History of New York City - A World History Encyclopedia


The history of the city of New York from its foundation to the present. ... Furthermore by no means all the early settlers were Dutch. They included Walloons (from ...

I. Discovery and First Settlement. 1609-1626.. Roosevelt, Theodore ...


Theodore Roosevelt > New York > I. Discovery and First Settlement. ... settlement and conquest, while the most daring navigators were to be found in their ranks, ...

History of New York City, New York - United States History


Possibly the first Europeans to visit New York Harbor were Vikings under Leif ... The first attempt to settle came in 1624, when a group of settlers were sent by the  ...

Dutch Settlement Of New York - World History International


first settlements in the remarkable region which he made known to the world, and which was ... told in the following pages from the historian of New York city.

Who were the first Europeans to settle New York? | Reference.com


... India Company were the first to settle the New York area, which was called New Amsterdam at the time. The settlement originally started out on what is called.

New York: History - Infoplease


Europeans first approached New York from both the sea and from Canada. ... colony of New Netherland, with its chief settlements at New Amsterdam on the lower tip ... into the American Revolution, New Yorkers were divided in their loyalties.