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Colonists made their living in a variety of ways: fur, lumber trading, shipping, the
slave trade, and as merchants and tradesman in the
In 1648, after an eighty-year struggle, the Dutch Republic won its independence from Spanish rule. The seventeenth century was the Netherlands's golden age, ...
The Dutch first settled along the Hudson River in 1624; two years later they
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