Why were the Dutch able to take over New Sweden? Why were the Swedes so unsuccessful?

Directions

Please answer the following short essay questions. Good luck!

  1.  Why were the Dutch able to take over New Sweden? Why were the Swedes so unsuccessful?
  2. Who agreed on July 1, 1676 to split the land along an indefinite line from Little Egg Harbor to the northwest corner? Why was this done?
  3. What would have happened to Washington had the British won?
  4. Would you have been friends with William Franklin or his father, Benjamin Franklin? Please explain your answer.
  5. What is the significance of Lord Cornbury?