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Flashcards in Middle Colonies Deck (29):
1

What were the middle colonies tolerant of?

Diverse religions

2

What crops did the middle colonies grow?

Wheat and small crops

3

What was New York called?

New Netherlands

4

Who started started new Netherlands?

Dutch west India company

5

What were the two trading posts in NY?

New Amsterdam and fort orange

6

What kind of colonies are the middle colonies?

Proprietary colonies

7

Who authorizes expedition to take over new Netherlands?

Charles II

8

Who captures New Netherlands?

Duke of York

9

What did new Netherlands change to?

New York

10

What did new Amsterdam change to?

Nyc

11

What did fort orange change to?

Albany

12

Who was governor of new Netherlands?

Peter Stuyvesant

13

Who were the three leaders of New York

Henry Hudson, Peter Minuit, Peter Stuyvesant

14

Who got the land from Hudson River to Delaware (NJ)

George cratered

15

Who got west jersey?

Swedish English farmers

16

Who got east jersey?

Edward byllynge, Quaker refuge

17

Who started the Quaker experiment by Delaware and Scoogle River?

William pen jr

18

What was the Charter of Liberties?

Set of laws made by William penn

19

How many crimes had death penalties?

2

20

What was used to make money in Pennsylvania?

Commerce of Philadelphia

21

What kind of gov. was in Pennsylvania?

Bicameral legislature

22

What did slaves get in Pennsylvania?

Education and fair treatment

23

Who started the Delaware?

Swedes

24

What was the only settlement in Delaware?

Fort Christiania

25

Who take Delaware in 1655?

Dutch

26

Who took Delaware in 1664

English

27

What did fort Christiana change to?

Wilmington

28

What was the main economy of delaware?

Small farming

29

What was the general source of economy in in middle colonies?

Large cities