1614-1624: 400 years of Trade & Diplomacy between The Netherlands and the USA

This agreement with the Native Americans provided the foundation for the birth in 1614 of New Netherland, a trade region stretching from Delaware in the south to New England in the north.
From as early as 1611 Dutch traders had been in the region, helping build a robust network of trade with the Mohican and Mohawk groups that would eventually lead to the founding of the West Indies Company in 1621, and the establishment of a permanent Dutch colony at New Amsterdam in 1624.
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