Sentence Examples

  • Peter Stuyvesant, his successor, arrived at Fort Amsterdam in May 1647.
  • Stuyvesant was, however, extremely arbitrary.
  • Stuyvesant also aroused opposition through his efforts to increase the revenues of the.
  • Friction had soon arisen with New Netherland, although, owing to their common dislike of the English, the Swedes and the Dutch had maintained a formal friendship. In 1651, however, Peter Stuyvesant, governor of New Netherland, and more aggressive than his predecessors, built Fort Casimir, near what is now New Castle.
  • In retaliation, Stuyvesant, in 1655, with seven vessels and as many hundred men, recaptured the fort and also captured Fort Christina (Wilmington).

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