The New York Colony

The New York Colony

by Kevin Cunningham


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The New York Colony by Kevin Cunningham

When did Europeans first arrive in New York?

English explorer Henry Hudson landed on what is now called Manhattan in 1609.

Inside, You'll Find:

How colonists lived before New York became the eleventh state;

Maps, a timeline, photos-and what role New York played in the American Revolution;

Surprising True facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531266076
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Series: A True Book
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 499,786
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

1 The Native Americans What did the Iroquois peoples do to make themselves stronger? 7

2 The Settlers How did Peter Stuyvesant rebuild New Netherland? 11

3 Living in the Colony How did wealth change the kinds of jobs available in New York City? 23

4 Fighting for Independence What happened in New York City during the Revolutionary War? 29

New York Founding Fathers What connections did these founders have to New York? 38

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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