What the Dutch have done in the west of the United States. by George Ford Huizinga

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Published by Priv. print. in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Holland (Mich.),
  • Pella (Iowa),
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Dutch -- United States,
  • Holland (Mich.),
  • Pella (Iowa)

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LC ClassificationsE184.D9 H9
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Pagination52 p.
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL7015900M
LC Control Number10002666
OCLC/WorldCa422200

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Dutch settlers and their descendants in the colonies played active roles in the American Revolution and the formation of the United States. The Dutch were the first to salute the flag, and therefore the first to acknowledge the independence of, the United States on Novem The heritage of the United States includes an influential 17th century Dutch colony.

Dutch history in America is only now being rediscovered as historians translate thousands of documents from 17th century Dutch to English. What those documents reveal is that the diversity of the United States today has origins in a Dutch past.

After unsuccessful efforts at colonization, the Dutch Parliament chartered the "West India Company," a national-joint stock company that would organize and oversee all Dutch ventures in the Western Hemisphere.

What the Dutch have done in the west of the United States. book Sponsored by the West India Company, 30 families arrived in North America inestablishing a settlement on present-day Manhattan.

Continuing Dutch immigration waves have produced both complete assimilation of the immigrants fromthe Netherlands into North American culture, and also continuing pockets of a persistent hyphenated “Dutch-American” culture. Three major immigration waves have brought Dutch-speaking people from the Netherlands to North America.

During the first third of the seventeenth century, the Dutch West Indies Company sponsored exploring and colonizing voyages to the NewWorld.

During that era, Dutch immigration followed typical northern European patterns, increasing or decreasing in response to economic prospects at home or in the United States.

With peaks in the mids, the early s and s, and again from toa total of aboutNetherlanders immigrated to the United States between and in four major regions of the United States: the Northeast, Midwest, West, and South. (Gangs would emerge in the South much later than in other regions.) The purpose of this regional focus is to develop a better understanding of the origins of gang activity and to examine regional migration and cultural influences on gangs themselves.

There are communities of Pennsylvania Dutch living in many parts of the United States and Canada today, but the largest settlement is in Pennsylvania, concentrated in and around Lancaster County. The best way to get a glimpse into the Pennsylvania Dutch community's unique way of life is to visit the area.

This is a list of place names in the United States that either are Dutch, were translated from Dutch, or were heavily inspired by a Dutch name or term. Many originate from the Dutch colony of New Netherland. 10 things the Dutch introduced into American culture through its tiny island outpost in NYC from cookies, Santa Claus, democracy, bowling, doughnuts and more.

An invasion by stealth, however, had already begun. Here are just 10 of the things the Dutch have for centuries been sneaking into London without us noticing. Hops Borough Market's curtain of hops. Because the Dutch colony of New Netherland extended to Albany in the north, Pennsylvania in the west and also included portions of what are now Connecticut and Maryland, the Dutch interacted with several different Native American tribes, at times engaged in mutually.

The Dutch have built their own little agricultural powerhouse, no bigger than Maryland, upon some of the most fertile soil in the world. It’s carefully divided into countless farm plots, all conspicuously irrigated by means of the typical Dutch polders.

Many Dutch think that a lot of Americans are polygamous. They believe that Mormons and many other Americans are polygamous. This comes from coverage of breakaway sects as it appears in the press, or from the reality TV program, “Sister Wives.”.

In the Dutch government granted a charter to the West India Company (WIC) to develop trade in the New World. The directors of the WIC subsequently decided to establish a permanent colony, New Netherland, in the part of the North American coast that the Dutch claimed - the area between 40 and 45 degrees latitude.

Many Dutch settlers joined the Union Army and fought during the Civil War. From to overpeople from Holland emigrated to the United States. After the Second World War Holland was the most-densely populated country in the world. As a result the Dutch government encouraged people to emigrate to America.

Dutch Americans (Dutch: Nederlandse Amerikanen), not to be confused with the Pennsylvania Dutch, are Americans of Dutch descent whose ancestors came from the Netherlands in the recent or distant past. Whether or not it is intentional, they usually maintain connections with their Dutch heritage, by having, for example, a Dutch surname or belonging to a Dutch community group.

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The colony of New Netherland was established by the Dutch West India Company in and grew to encompass all of present-day New York City and parts of. Jewish economic life in the Dutch West Indies, as in the North American colonies, consisted primarily of mercantile communities, with large inequities in the distribution of wealth.

Most Jews were shopkeepers, middlemen, or petty merchants who received encouragement and support from Dutch authorities. Re “Mohawk Dutch,” a remote Huguenot ancestor of mine was employed by the Dutch West India Co.

at Ft. Orange (now Albany) and was at one point supposedly loaned or seconded to the Mohawks to serve as their French translator, since they lacked skills in that tongue (they were headed up to Montreal to negotiate a prisoner exchange). Since nearlypeople have emigrated to the United States from Holland.

This level of immigration amounted to % of the total foreign immigration during this period. According to the United States Census, 4, Americans, claimed Dutch ancestry. It would be impossible to know for sure, but chances are, no matter who settled in North America, the people would become very resilient, hardy, and tough.

Most of the continent I learned during European expansion most of the immigrants had a sign. Hidden treasures aren’t just for pirates and movies—there’s actually treasure buried right here in the United States.

While some buried treasures have been found, the majority are still out. Context sentences for "west" in Dutch.

These sentences come from external sources and may not be accurate. is not responsible for their content. Read more here. English Khartoum has denounced this transfer by speaking of a plot devised by the West.

more_vert. The Dutch where the first to recognise the United States as a nation, instead of rebels. The more darker page in the Dutch history is the slave trade.

The Dutch were responsible for a lot of slave. The Dutch may not have invented waffles (wafels, in Dutch) but they delighted in the dish and brought their recipes to America. Waffles do not require sophisticated ingredients to make. The recipe consists of butter, sugar, eggs, milk, a pinch of salt, baking powder and cake flour.

Success in preparing tasty waffles, however, does not lie in. Previous Section Overview; Next Section Immigration to the United States, ; The American West, [Cattle, horses, and people at the fair with stables in the background] Popular Graphic Arts The completion of the railroads to the West following the Civil War opened up vast areas of the region to settlement and economic development.

The colonial history of the United States covers the history of European colonization of America from the early 16th century until the incorporation of the colonies into the United States of America. In the late 16th century, England, France, Castile, and the Dutch Republic launched major colonization programs in America.

The death rate was very high among those who arrived first, and some. What Was New Netherland. New Netherland was the first Dutch colony in North America. It extended from Albany, New York, in the north to Delaware in the south and encompassed parts of what are now the states of New York, New Jersey.

Dutch words for west include west, west- westelijk, westwaarts, westenwind and wester. Find more Dutch words at. The title of this book is great and I was SO excited to get it and start planning. On the front cover at the bottom of the title, it says "where to go, when to go, what to see, what to do." I was highly disappointed.

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Dutch Bros Coffee is a privately held drive-through coffee chain headquartered in Grants Pass, Oregon, United States, with company-owned and franchise locations throughout the western United States. The short answer is, because there wasn’t enough profit in it. During the Second Anglo-Dutch War the Brits took the Dutch setlements in and around modern day New York, but the Dutch took a large chunk of British Guyana and Pulau Run in modern day.

“The Dutch are dicks,” I kept hearing before I left to study abroad in Amsterdam. The Netherlands embraces a culture of bluntness that could be described to an American as “You, but after.

The Dutch colonial empire (Dutch: Nederlandse koloniale rijk) comprised the overseas territories and trading posts controlled and administered by Dutch chartered companies—mainly the Dutch West India Company and the Dutch East India Company—and subsequently by the Dutch Republic (–), and by the modern Kingdom of the Netherlands after   United States freezes Japanese assets On JPresident Franklin Roosevelt seizes all Japanese assets in the United States in retaliation for.

The Dutch both literally and figuratively cleared the way for Gatsby. Not only did they cut down the trees where his house would later be built, but in doing so they also laid the foundations for a “new world” that would later become the United States of America.

- The first German-language newspaper, Philadelphische Zeitung, was published in the United publishing flourished in Philadelphia and in smaller communities such as Ephrata, Pennsylvania.

- John Peter Zenger, who came to America as an indentured servant from the Palatinate region of Germany, founded a newspaper, The New-York Weekly Journal; two years later .Start studying Dutch New York Test # 3.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The oldest park in the United States. It was built by the Dutch and used for an outdoor recreation space. Dutch West India Company. a company whose goal was to set up a Dutch colony in North America.Dutch nationals can renew their passports at one-time only mobile passport stations in Houston, Texas in March Your Dutch old age pension: what you need to know - Recently changes in Dutch law have led to adjustments in the AOW-scheme, which means that you may start receiving your pension later than you expected.

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