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Unformatted text preview: Portuguese o 1624 New Amsterdam; the whole region was called New Holland (New York region) but its capital was called New Amsterdam o 1664 New York; property handed over to New York; named after the Duke of York who then came into possession of it T If u go to the streets of New York today, street names with Van in them are remnants of Dutch presence o Dutch subject peoples o Powhatan trade...
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- Spring '11