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New York Kolony was initially a New Amsterdam settlement founded in 1626 by Peter Minuit on Manhattan Island. It was handed over to the English by the Dutches in 1664 and re-named New York after the Duke of York. This New York settlement was initially known as the province of New York (from 1664) and later New York.
Originally, the borders of the New York colony encompassed the present state of New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Vermont. Borders also covered parts of present-day Maine, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Connecticut. New York colony was not ruled by any particular faith, and the inhabitants were free to pray at will.
New York colony's habitat consisted of farmland, charcoal, furs, wood and ores. New York was also called a bread basket settlement because one of its most important cultures was cereal. The New York colony's export activities comprised ferrous metal ores as a feedstock and finished products such as utensils, ploughs, pins and cooking utensils such as water boilers.
New York's colony was made up of flat country, hills, coastline and farmlands. New York colony's gentle climates with cool winter and warm summer. There was a characteristic New York colony farmyard with between 50 and 150 hectares of property, a home, crops and a shed.
New York's colony was finally nicknamed Empire State. New York colony proclaimed on July 9, 1776 its sovereignty. The New York colony adopted its charter on April 20, 1777. The New York colony chose its first gubernatory- George Clinton in June 1777. New York colony became a US state on July 26, 1788.
George Washington was consecrated as President of the United States in New York on April 30, 1789. NYC was the first capitol of the new state. Approximately a third of the American Revolution fighting is thought to have taken place in the New York colony. Albany became the New York State capitol in January 1797.
From 1892 to 1954, it is believed that from Ellis Island in New York, million migrants arrived in the United States.