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The Atlantic World: America and the Netherlands

explores the history of the Dutch in America. Topics include Henry Hudson, New Netherland, New Amsterdam, the sale of Manhattan, Native Americans and the Dutch, slavery in New Netherland, the patroon system, and Dutch place names. (Library of Congress)

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The Dutch colonists often name their settlements in New Netherland after towns in their native country.

Dutch place names

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