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Dutch merchants benefited from the area that is now New York. Trade with the natives for furs which the Dutch Prized was in sort to trade and or exchange for European products, such as iron drills, guns, and alcohol.
The native Americans, called Americans, by the such name of the Land which was informed by an assistant of Americus Vespucci the voyager whom could not read or write. As for the naming, during the memoirs writings, it was of a place of Americus. Pelts from beavers,otters,and minks were of the such.
The Dutch were amazed at the great deals the local Indians gave them on furs. The Lenape valued fur very differently as that of the Europeans. For the Lenape, fur was simply a necessary part of life, like wood, useful for keeping warn.
Before the 1620's Lenape men hunted only for survival but once the fur trading frenzy began, these men became professional fur hunters.
This new source of income changed the social structure of the local tribes.
Because the men now spent so much time out hunting for goods to trade with the wealthy Europeans, they spent less time with their families. Also the lure of the Europeans, money was so strong it resulted in increased competition between different tribes for the European' business. The Iroquois tribe benefited from this competition and became than their neighbors.