2 comments on “New Netherland

  1. you left out the part where the Dutch actually retook new Amsterdam by force. It was only with the peace of Breda that the Dutch gave up this colony in trade for lands elsewere.

    • Thanks for commenting, I never knew but I have added a small paragraph complete with a source, which says it was the Treaty of Westminster that ended Dutch control of the area.

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