New York By: Hunter Foy and Anna Abbott
Information on New York • The Colony founder: Duke of York • How the founder ended up owning the land: He was giving the land because he was the king’s brother. • What the founder wanted the land for: To break it in half and give it to two friends. • The colony’s significance to early America: It helped unite the colonies against Iroquois. • A nickname we would give the colony: The Empire State.