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Subject: Re: Dutch-Colonies-D Digest V99 #726
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 1999 07:01:33 EST
In a message dated 12/6/99 3:22:23 AM Eastern Standard Time,
1431 . Dutch sailors re-discover and colonise the Azores
1567 . Spanish invasion of the Netherands. Flight of Walloons.
1577 . First National Synod of the Netherlands Church.
1581 . Dutch Declaration of Independence.
1616 . Dutch circumnavigations of the globe.
1602 . The Dutch East India Company formed.
1609 . Great Truce. Henry Hydson enters the Great River.
1614 . Visits of fur-traders. Huts on Manhattan.
1614 . New Netherlands named.
1621 . The West India Company chartered.
1622 . Jesse de Forest in Leyden enrolls emigrants for America.
1624 . Walloons colonise New Netherland.
1626 . Civil government. Minuit buys Manhattan.
1628 . First Dutch Church. Domine Michaelius.
1630 . Feudalism introduced. The Patroon system.
Colony at Rensselaerwijk began by Nijkerk
1633 . Adam Roelandsen, first schoolmaster, arrives.
1638 . Walter Van Twiller, Director-General
1637 . Arendt Van Curler arrives. Peace policy
with the Iroquois.
1647 . Kieft, Director-General, Indian wars
1640 . New Netherland open to all. Free
1641 . First popular assembly. The Twelve Men.
1642 . Domine Megapolensis. Church formed.
1643 . Second popular asembly. The Eight Men.
1664 . Peter Stuyvesant, Director-General.
1647 . Election of the Nine Men *by* the people
1653 . Hebrews arrive at Manhattan.
(I think it is in 1654.)
1655 . Fall of New Sweden.
1664 . English conquest. New York a feudal province.
1673 . Dutch recapture New Netherland.
1683 . Arrival of Huguenots in New York.
1688 . Revolution in England. William III
of Holland, King.
1690 . Uprising of the people. Jacob Leisler governor.
First Congress of the Colonies. French invasion
from Canada. Schenectady burned. Attempts
of British governors to force a State Church on
the people. Resistance of Assembly. British failure.
1695 . The Dutch ontain a charter of free church
1708 . Cornbury's oppression causes a large Dutch
emigratopm into the Raritan valley.
1792 . The Battle of languages.
1766 . Charter of Rutgers College signed.
1800 . English language in general use. * [see my note below]
Source: The Story of New Netherland: The Dutch in America,
by William Elliot Griffis [New York: Houghton Miffin Company,
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