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What were the European Explorers searching for
a) Northwest Passage
b) Resources
c) A vacation
d) Asked to leave their country

Who sailed the Half Moon and discovered a river in New York
a) John Cabot
b) Champlain
c) Hudson
d) Columbus

What explores named a large Lake in Northern NY after himself?
a) Columbus
b) Champlain
c) Minuit
d) Verrazano

What did the Dutch call New York before it was named New York
a) Canada
b) Albany
c) Dutch Eat Indies
d) New Netherlands

What did the Dutch West India Company do for a business?
a) set up fur trade
b) find gold
c) fight Native Americans
d) build ships

What animal fur was most traded?
a) fox
b) wolf
c) bear
d) beaver

What was the Dutch trading post called along the Hudson River and was later named Albany
a) Fort Orange
b) New Amsterdam
c) Auburn
d) Canada

What Dutch settlement was build on Manhattan Island and is now New York City?
a) New England
b) New Amsterdam
c) Albany
d) Utica

Peter Stuyvesant did all EXCEPT which choice
a) built roads
b) set new laws
c) Shut down the fur trade
d) hired a police force

We remember the Dutch for ALL EXCEPT
a) Ice skating/Hockey
b) Wooden Furniture/Windmills
c) Wampum
d) Waffles/donuts

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