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After the English had seized the town of New Amsterdam in North America from the Dutch in the 1660s, what did they rename it?

1. Chicago
2. New Jersey
3. New Orleans
4. New York





 

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After the English had seized the town of New Amsterdam in North America from the Dutch in the 1660s, what did they rename it?

Correct answer:
New York

Incorrect answers:
Chicago
New Orleans
New Jersey

Interesting Info:
In 1626, the Dutch purchased Manhattan Island from natives for only 60 guilders, which is equivalent to several thousand dollars in today's currency.