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Mapping New York Since 1920

While it has always been difficult to disentangle the mapping of New York State from developments on the national and international levels, that has especially been true since the conclusion of the First World War. Even more than in the…
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Regional Overview Maps

The Dutch were slow to settle New Netherland.┬áThe Dutch West India Company (WIC), which sponsored the colony, was chartered by the States General in 1621, and granted a trade monopoly. The company was primarily interested in fur trading, and settlement…
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