History of New York City (prehistory–1664)

History Of New York City (prehistory–1664)

Lenape and New Netherland
New Amsterdam
British and Revolution
Federal and early American
Tammany and Consolidation
Early 20th century
Post–World War II
Modern and post-9/11

The history of New York City was influenced by the prehistoric geological formation during the last ice age of the territory that is today New York City. The area was long inhabited by the Lenape; after initial European exploration in the 16th century, the Dutch established New Amsterdam around 1624. In 1664, the English conquered the area and renamed it New York.

Read more about History Of New York City (prehistory–1664):  Geological Formation, Human Prehistory, European Discovery and Exploration, Dutch Settlement, Arrival of The English

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