Free Powerpoint Presentations

The Dutch and French Colonies in the New World
Page
1

DOWNLOAD

PREVIEW

WATCH ALL SLIDES

Slide 1

The Dutch and French Colonies in the New World

The Dutch and French Colonies in the New World

U.S. History I

www.sliderbase.com

Slide 2

Philip II & the Netherlands Revolt

Philip II & the Netherlands Revolt

Calvinist uprising in Aug. 1566 ruthlessly put down by Duke of Alva by 1568

17 provinces unite under William the Silent, Prince of Orange, in 1576

Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, reconquered southern 10 provinces

Northern 7 provinces form Union of Utrecht in 1579; declare independence as the United Provinces of the Netherlands in 1581

2000 Wadsworth / Thomson Learning

King Philip II of Spain berating William the Silent, Prince of Orange, by Cornelis Kruseman

www.sliderbase.com

Slide 3

Elizabeth I & English Intervention

Elizabeth I & English Intervention

Elizabeth turned down offer of Dutch crown, but gave them money & troops

Philip plotted with Mary Queen of Scots

Plot discovered & Mary executed in Feb. 1587

Pope Sixtus V offered Philip 1 million gold ducats to conquer England & avenge Mary

Spanish Armada defeated in English Channel in 1588

Marks beginning of Spains decline

Marks beginning of rise of Dutch & English empires

Leads to the est. of North American colonies

Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603)

www.sliderbase.com

Slide 4

The Defeat of the Spanish Armada by Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, 1796

The Defeat of the Spanish Armada by Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, 1796

www.sliderbase.com

Slide 5

Dutch Exploration & Colonization

Dutch Exploration & Colonization

Dutch East India Co. hired Henry Hudson in 1609 to find northern passage around Asia

Half Moon forced to turn back by ice, so sailed across Atlantic instead

Discovered Delaware Bay, then sailed up river named after him (Sept. 3 Oct. 4, 1609)

Captured by English on return voyage & sailed next year for them, but marooned in Bay

www.sliderbase.com

Slide 6

The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson, by John Collier

The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson, by John Collier

www.sliderbase.com

Slide 7

New Netherlands Colony

New Netherlands Colony

Dutch merchants began to tap into fur trade

Adriaen Block explored Long Island Sound & Conn. River

New Netherland Co. created in 1614 & est. Ft. Nassau

Dutch West India Co. formed in 1621 & took over colonization

Ft. Good Hope (Hartford, Conn.)

Ft. Orange (Albany)

High Island (Trenton, N.J.)

New Amsterdam est. in 1625

www.sliderbase.com

Slide 8

New Amsterdam

New Amsterdam

Go to page:
 1  2 

Contents

Last added presentations

2010-2018 powerpoint presentations