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Peter Minuit was famous for purchasing Manhattan in 1626. He purchased it at a very low price from the Native Americans.

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What did Peter Minuit buy in 1626?

Manhattan Island

The settlement built by peter minuit was called?

new Amsterdam

What is Peter Minuit's route?

He came from Sweden and Holland to Canada. Thank you Mrs. Wiese (my history teacher)

Who led the first dutch settlers to north America?

MINUIT, PETERPeter Minuit (1580-1638) was the first director general of New Amsterdam, a Dutch colony in America. Minuit was sent to the area by the Dutch West India Company. Minuit is famous for buying the island of Manhattan (in what is now New York, USA) from Native Americans in 1626. He bought the island with trinkets valued at about $24. He founded New Amsterdam on the southern tip of Manhattan. In 1631, Minuit was dismissed from the Dutch West India Company, and in 1638 headed a Swedish group that founded New Sweden (the first European settlement on the Delaware River). Minuit bought land from the Native Americans and founded Fort Christina (near what is now Wilmington, Delaware, USA). Minuit died in a hurricane in the West Indies while on a trading mission in 1638.

Who is Peter Minuit and what did he do?

He was the General of the Dutch colony of new Amsterdam a dutch colony in America, was sent by the dutch west India company Minuit was famous for buying the island (s) of Manhattan which is today's new york he bought it from native Americans in 1626.he payed with what as called trinkets which where about $24.he had also found new Amsterdam the southern tip on his island Manhattan in 1631he was released from the dutch India company he headed to the Swedish group (was dismissed from the dutch India company) in 1638. he also bought land from native Americans and founded fort Christina near what is today's Wilmington Delaware he later died in a hurricane in the west indies while on a trading mission in 1638.

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Were did Peter Minuit reached?

what did Peter Minuit discover

Who found the colony Delaware?

Peter Minuit

When did Peter Minuit Die?

Peter Minuit died on August 5, 1638.

What religon did peter minuit believe in?

Peter Minuit was a puritan or protestant man.

Who founded Manhattan?

Peter Minuit of the Dutch West India Company.

Bought from the Manhattan Indians by Peter Minuit?

Broygth from the manhattan Indians by Peter Minuit ?

When did peter minuit find new york city?

peter minuit had found it in 1626 or 1624

Did peter minuit find new york?

Peter Minuit found New Amsterdam and was the first governor of New Sweden. Peter Minuit purchased Manhattan Island from the Indians.

Who did peter stuyvesant buy Manhattan island from?

The local indians for $24 worth of trinkets.

Who were famous people in new Amsterdam?

well one was peter Minuit because he was the person who found ny

Was Peter Minuit the founder of Pennsylvania?

No, Peter Minuit was NOT the founder of Pennsylvania. William Penn founded Pennsylvania.

Are Peter Minuit and Peter Minuet the Same person?

Peter Minuet doesn't seem to exist, but Peter Minuit is the founder of NY (New Amsterdam) and Delaware.