British annexe New Netherlands from Connecticut to Delaware (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

British colonists annexe the New Netherlands from Connecticut to Delaware. They rename the city of New Amsterdam, surrendered two days earlier by Peter Stuyvesant, as New York.

Citation:
Editors. "British annexe New Netherlands from Connecticut to Delaware". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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