September 1st, 2009
Video: British Takeover

Professor Joyce Goodfriend of the University of Denver describes how and why the British took over Dutch New Netherland.

  • Marcy Sherman

    This is very interesting!!!! To tell you the truth, I’ve never known how the British took over New Netherland. Thanks Professer, I will share this with everyone;)

  • Elisabeth May

    it was in fact New Amsterdam, not new Netherlands

  • Kristin Liddle

    Very interesting. A great overview of the settlement of Manhattan by the Dutch.

  • eliza jones

    very cool. Do u think my son will like it?

The year 2009 marks the 400th anniversary of explorer Henry Hudson's voyage to New York State and the river that bears his name. Check out the links below for more information about Dutch New York and happenings in and around the state during New York's quadricentennial.