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Identifier: homegeographyofn00stra
Title: A home geography of New York city
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Straubenmuller, Gustave
Subjects: New York (N.Y.) — Description and travel New York (N.Y.) — History
Publisher: Boston, New York [etc] Ginn & company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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Dutch Windmill 148 HOME GEOGRAPHY OF NEW YORK CITY family gathered around him to hear the latest city news, as well as toadmire what he had in his pack and bargain for what they needed.Wliat would a peddler have in his pack for a father? a mother? agirl? a boy? What is the date of the first Dutch settlement in yourown borough? Find the answer to this question in the book. Doyou live in an old Dutch settlement? If not, how far away from fV^ AWff r^^u mi- {- ^_ «^ V

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Collect Pond as it was in Olden Times Site of city prison at Centre and Leonard streets your school was the first Dutch settlement in your borough? Inwhat direction would you travel to reach the nearest Dutch settle-ment that you know of ? You have learned that the Dutch were fur traders, lumber deal-ers, and farmers. They became very prosperous, and New Amster-dam was the business center of the colony. Ships were constantlyunloading and loading along the docks and wdiarves because ofits extensive commerce. What is a business center ? What did theDutch have in abundance? What did they need that was made in LIFE IN THE DUTCH SETTLEMENTS 149 Europe? What do you think the ships brought to New Amster-dam? What do you think the ships took away? What do we callmen who buy and sell goods? What do we call a man who is incommand of a ship? What do we call the men under liis command?What do we call the men who load and unload vessels? Beaver street was the center of the fur trade. On a counter

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