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The life and times of Peter Stuyvesant

Jim Whiting

The life and times of Peter Stuyvesant

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Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers in Hockessin, Del .
Written in English

  • Stuyvesant, Peter, -- 1592-1672 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Governors -- New York (State) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • New Netherland -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Jim Whiting.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
    SeriesProfiles in American history
    LC ClassificationsF122.1.S78 W48 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17974716M
    ISBN 109781584155263
    LC Control Number2007023196

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This book describes the life and times of Peter Stuyvesant, who was appointed governor of New Amsterdam, New Netherland colony, from towhen the city was captured by an English army under the command of the Duke of York. Life and times of Pieter Stuyvesant. New York, H. Holt & Co. [©] (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Peter Stuyvesant; Peter Stuyvesant: Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors /.

Life and Times of Pieter Stuyvesant book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). Peter, or Petrus, Stuyvesant ran things, or tried to run New Amsterdam his way for 17 years as the capital of New Netherlands, a colony amidst those. Peter Stuyvesant, Dutch Petrus Stuyvesant, (born c.

Scherpenzeel, Friesland, Netherlands—died Februarynear New York, New York [U.S.]), Dutch colonial governor who tried to resist the English seizure of New York. Stuyvesant was the son of a Calvinist minister.

He began his career in the Dutch West India Company aboutand in he became director in the company’s. These books are comprehensive biographical treatments of important Americans, emphasizing not just their lives, but the times in which they lived. Peter Stuyvesant - Legends abound about the character, temperament, and wooden leg of the last director-general of New Amsterdam, fueled primarily by Washington Irving's satirical A History of New York.4/5(1).

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Along the way, Stuyvesant's often narrow-minded beliefs made him a Brand: Mitchell Lane. The Stuyvesant family is a family of American politicians and landowners in New York City. The family is of Dutch origin and is descended from Peter Stuyvesant (–), who was born in Peperga, Friesland, Netherlands and served as the last Dutch Director-General of New ted families: Bayard family, Fish.

Peter Stuyvesant, also known as Petrus Stuyvesant, is an important figure in the history of New York City [earlier New Amsterdam], New York State and New Netherland.

His name is still commonly used, especially in New York State, for street names, school names, building names, etc. A British-German-Danish cigarette brand is also named after him. Stuyvesant Town–Peter Cooper Village is a large, post-World War II private residential development on the east side of the New York City borough of complex consists of red brick apartment buildings on an acre (32 ha) tract stretching from First Avenue to Avenue C, between 14th and 23rd sant Town–Peter Cooper Village is split up into two parts: Stuyvesant Borough: Manhattan.

Peter Stuyvesant of Old New York book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Stuyvesant's boyhood, it gives only the essentials and stresses the political factors that were to have bearing on his life.

Kirkus. the Dutchman Peter Stuyvesant. flag Like see review. Rob Rice rated it really liked it /5. Vermeldingen Tietjerksteradeel e.o.: Pieter Stuyvesant was a student at Franeker in Dec/Jan (languages and philosophy), 'commies' for the WIC, at Fernando Noronha, director of Curaçao(sic.

Governor) of Nieuw-Nederland (incl. Nieuw Amsterdam) and the ABC-Islandslater his will in New York 19 Jan.and died there in February. Peter Stuyvesant was the director general of the Dutch colony of New Netherlands and was its governor from to This lesson will detail his life's experiences, with emphasis on his.

Life and Times of Peter Stuyvesant () R.v.R. (, fiction) Van Loon's Geography () The Story of Inventions: Man, the Miracle Maker () Ships and How They Sailed the Seven Seas () Around the World with the Alphabet and Hendrik Willem van Loon () World Divided is a World Lost () Home of Mankind: The Story of the World We Born: Dutch Colonial Governor.

His given name was actually Pieter or Petrus. He was the 7th and last Director-General of the Dutch colony of New Netherland (now part of present-day New York City). He was born in Peperga, Friesland in the Netherlands and grew up in Scherpenzeel. After studying languages and philosophy at the Memorial ID: View Source.

“Stuyvesant Town is a grand old town; but you can’t get in if your skin is brown,” went one of its chants, wrote Charles V. Bagli of The New York Times in a book about Stuyvesant Town’s. Anna Stuyvesant remarried but outlived her second husband. She died inten years after her brother Peter who had been buried in a vault under the family chapel in the Stuyvesant orchard in the Bowerie.

This was to become the site of St Mark’s in. Full text of "Life And Times Pieter Stuyvesant" See other formats. Stuyvesant High School (pronounced / ˈ s t aɪ v ɪ s ən t /) commonly referred to as Stuy (pronounced / s t aɪ /) is a publicly funded specialized high school in New York City, United ed by the New York City Department of Education, these specialized schools offer tuition-free accelerated academics to city sant is a college-preparatory high : Latin: Pro Scientia Atque Sapientia, (For.

Bagli will be discussing his book, alongside Times columnist Michael Powell, at the Stuyvesant Town Community Center on April 4 at 7 p.m. A preview of a documentary about Stuy Town’s history, co-produced by tenants, director William Kelly and preservationist Marie Beirne, will also be.

Stuyvesant was forced to surrender, and New Amsterdam became New York. Stuyvesant returned to the Netherlands. However, the Dutch West India Company blamed him for their misfortunes in the New World, so he returned to America.

He spent the rest of his life on his farm, called the Bouwerie. Stuyvesant Bound is an innovative, compelling reassessment of the last Director-General of New Netherland. Donna Merwick employs a multidisciplinary approach to examine the layers of culture within which Peter Stuyvesant forged his career and performed his identity.

Peter Stuyvesant (), the Dutch colonial governor with an anti-Semitic reputation, seized the Jews’ meager possessions and ordered them sold at auction. When this failed to raise enough to meet their debts, he jailed two members of the group and wrote to the Dutch West India Company in Amsterdam, asking permission to expel the Jews.

Page - You know I am not easily depressed, but, before my God, since we parted, I have found the darkest hours of my past life. My excitement has been so great, that, for forty-eight hours, I have not eaten an ounce, nor have I slept.

I was in constant apprehension of a rout ; a constant panic existed in the lines: yet I managed so well, or such was my good luck, that not a gun was fired Reviews: 1. Asher B. Durand (–), Peter Stuyvesant and the Trumpeter, Oil on canvas. New-York Historical Society, Gift of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts, "Peg-legged" Peter Stuyvesant was the last director general of New Netherland.

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To study more about the career of Stuyvesant, take a look at the lesson called Peter Stuyvesant: Biography & Facts. This lesson covers the following topics: His birth in the Netherlands in The Stuyvesant family is a family of American politicians and landowners in New York City.

The family is of Dutch origin and is descended from Peter Stuyvesant (–), who was born in Peperga, Friesland, Netherlands and served as the last Dutch Director-General of New Netherland.

Peter Stuyvesant, the son of a Calvinist minister, and his family were large landowners in the northeastern Notable members: Peter Stuyvesant.

Now the remains of the SS Peter Stuyvesant, a Hudson River cruise ship that found a second life as a glamorous bar and dining room attached to the former Anthony’s Pier 4. The seventh and final Director-General of New Netherland, Stuyvesant was installed by the Dutch West India Company in and governed until the English takeover in Episodes from the life of Petrus Stuyvesant appear in the records of both the NYC Municipal Archives and the City of Amsterdam Archives.

A selection of episodes is excerpted. The first two of the book's sections—those treating duty and belief—are the most grounded in Stuyvesant's life and will be of the most use to readers interested in New Netherland.

The final section, in which Merwick examines loss, is a wide-ranging examination of historical mythmaking that will generate more general : Christian J. Koot. Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza - Western Ave, Albany, New York - Rated based on 75 Reviews "I always like supporting independent book /5(75).

Peter Stuyvesant. likes. Government Official. As we celebrate the th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage to America, historian Barry Lewis takes us back in time to rediscover the first European settlers in New York — the ers: Peter Stuyvesant: New Amsterdam and the Origins of New York (The Library of American Lives and Times Series) by L.

Krizner, Lisa Sita ISBN (). Stuyvesant’s Image. For a couple centuries, Americans’ ideas of Peter Stuyvesant were based on his portrayal in Knickerbocker’s History of New York, anonymously published by Washington Irving in as a satire on self-importantRussell Shorto’s fascinating The Island at the Center of the World began to sweep away misconceptions.

“Fresh from battles in the West Indies," writes the New York City archives department, New Netherlands Director-General Peter Stuyvesant "found himself in Author: Colin Schultz. Early life.

Stuyvesant was born in New York City on Septem He was the son of Petrus "Peter" Stuyvesant (–) and Margaret (née Livingston) Stuyvesant (–). His siblings included Judith Stuyvesant, who married Benjamin Winthrop (grandparents of U.S.

Representative John Winthrop Chanler); Cornelia Stuyvesant, who married Speaker of the New York State Assembly Dirck Alma mater: Columbia College (). “Peter Stuyvesant was an extreme racist who targeted Jews and other minorities including Catholics and energetically tried to prohibit them from settling in then New Amsterdam,” read a.

The war on statues continues to expand its scope, and now a New York statue of Peter Stuyvesant is the target of ire, following a call for the removal of a statue of Christopher Columbus.After the British took the colony at the southern tip of Manhattan inPeter Stuyvesant retired to his farm, or bouwerij, and planted a pear tree at this corner which for over two centuries until a vehicular collision finally toppled it in You can find a cross-section .The Writer's Institute, UAlbany, and The Book House bring you The First Annual Book Festival.

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