* They came voluntarily to start a new life or for religious freedom. * They were criminals or political prisoners from England and Scotland who could earn their release if they worked for 7 years. * They were slaves brought from Africa. * They were indentured servants who worked without pay for a certain period of time in exchange for their trip to the new world.
* It was a rich Dutch colony. The British wanted it for shipping and trade and so they sent the navy to attack it. The Dutch governor gave up to save his people-and their stuff. * The British king gave it to his brother, the Duke of York, who changed the name.
* From Europe to America- grains, Metal tools, horses, cattle, sheep, Diseases like Smallpox and the flu. * From America to Europe- corn, potatoes, tomatoes, chili peppers, chocolate and tobacco * From Africa to Americas- Slaves