Essays Tagged: "New Netherland"

What influenced european migration to america?

ies, this movement grew from a trickle of a few hundred English colonists to a flood of millions of newcomers. Impelled by powerful and diverse motivations, they built a new civilization on the northe ... n England, the English people became free to turn their attention to some other matters and to seek new opportunities outside their tiny island. Many Puritans in England were persecuted in England bec ...

(6 pages) 124 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

History about Holland during the 16th and 17th century. How Holland became what it is now with a brief description of historical civil war and royality

nts were military men who controlled all labor and bore allegiance to the lordly proprietor. In the new era which had gradually dawned in Holland, the owner of the soil was no longer the head of a ban ... st work or drown.It was this state of society in Holland which stimulated agricultural interests in New Netherland, and changed trading into farming communities. This impulse was much accelerated by a ...

(9 pages) 20 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

History of Harlem

Harlem is one of the most unique neighborhoods in New York. It is known as a major African-American cultural and business center. It runs from 110th S ... what is now called Harlem was made by Dutch settlers. It was formalized in 1658 as Nieuw Harlem or New Harlem, after the Dutch city of Harlem. The Indian trail to Harlem's lush bottomland meadows was ... tually developed into what is called the Boston Post Road. In 1664, the English took control of the New Netherland colony and anglicized the name of the town to Harlem, as we know it today. On Septemb ...

(6 pages) 49 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Boston tea party

made plans of towns and other geographical features. In 1635, for example he produced a plan of the new Schermeer Polder. He became the official mapmaker of the VOC in 1633. Willem Blaeu died in 1638. ... llem Blaeu died in 1638. His sons, Joan and Cornelis carried on mapmaking. Joan produced the famous New Atlas and the Atlas Major. The Atlas Major was very big and very detailed, which the people love ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History