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New Amsterdam,

Dutch settlement at the mouth of the Hudson River and on the southern end of Manhattan island; est. 1624. It was the capital of the colony of New Netherland from 1626 to 1664, when it was captured by the British and renamed New YorkNew York,
city (1990 pop. 7,322,564), land area 304.8 sq mi (789.4 sq km), SE N.Y., largest city in the United States and one of the largest in the world, on New York Bay at the mouth of the Hudson River.
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New Amsterdam

 

a city in Guyana. Population, 23,000 (1970). The city is a port at the mouth of the Berbice River. It is linked by railroad to Georgetown, Guyana’s capital. New Amsterdam is the trading center of an agricultural region (sugarcane, rice, fruit growing, livestock raising). Agricultural products are exported. The city was founded in 1740.

New Amsterdam

the Dutch settlement established on Manhattan (1624--26); capital of New Netherlands; captured by the English and renamed New York in 1664
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Shorto demonstrates persuasively that the Dutch people's cultivation of a multinational, multireligious colony is an important yet unheralded legacy of New Amsterdam.
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New Amsterdam was no beacon of religious toleration.
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Founded in 1624 by Dutch settlers, New Amsterdam was the capital of the larger colony of New Netherlands, located on an island off the northeast coast of North America.
Throughout his career, Black performed many additional times as a soloist, including with the English Baroque Orchestra, the Caecilia Consort, the National Gallery Orchestra, the Philharmonia Virtuosi, the New Amsterdam Symphony, and the orchestras of Dallas, Houston, Wichita Falls, North Carolina, Albany, Cincinnati and Saginaw, among others.
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The first shows a group of schoolchildren visiting the American Museum of Natural History who are silhouetted in front of a life-size diorama of Peter Stuyvesant, director general of the Dutch West India Company, as he receives a group of Lenape Native Americans at New Amsterdam.

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