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Unformatted text preview: 6’8” 400lb William Printz became the lead of the New Sweden colony 1618- England made tremendous amounts of money from the sale of tobacco, sugar Printz ordered to try to get silk, furs, caviar and tobacco 1645- First grist mill built on Mill Creek Many exotic goods in new Sweden failed. Eventually turned into place where people settled for land/farms Dutch move into New Sweden in 1651 and have an increasing presence 1653- People start leaving Colony 1662- Printz daughter runs New Sweden after father and husband (father’s successor) leave for Sweden 1655- New Sweden invaded and surrendered to Dutch...
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- Fall '08
- History, Pennsylvania, New Sweden