Thursday, August 30, 2007

A History of New York City - Exploration, Immigration and Development

Anybody who have seen St St Martin Scorcese's 'Gangs of New York' volition be aware of what New York's Five Points was, or perhaps even still is. It epitomizes a big metropolis that was the focusing of in-migration in the 19th century, not only from Eire as portrayed in the film, but from many other parts of Europe.

However, New House Of House Of House Of York began long before Martin Scorcese or Daniel Day-Lewis and Cameron Dias were even a scintillation in somebody's eye, unless that individual was resurrected from an earlier life in the early 16th century. For it was then than Giovanna Di Verrazano visited New House Of York City! There was no Times Square then, however, and no Statue of Liberty: they were to come up later in the history of New House Of York City. There was a likely looking harbour, a couple of big islands and some indigenous native settlements, including the Lenape and Manahattoes.

It was not Verrazano who was responsible for the beginning of the history of New House Of York as we cognize it however, it was Henry Hudson. Hudson, contrary to many who believe him English, was Dutch, and he claimed the country for Holland. In fact, the whole area, including most of what is now known as New House Of York State, was given the name New Holland. What was to go New House Of York City was called New Amsterdam, and so it continued until 1664.

In fact, Netherlander Simon Peter Minuet is reputed to have got paid the Canarsees Indians only $65 for the city, though others claim it was for Manhattan Island. Since dollars did not be then, and it is improbable that Native Americans traded in European currency, such as narratives can be taken with a pinch of salt.

In 1664, Simon Peter Stuyvesant, the Governor of New Amsterdam, lost the metropolis to the British. New Dutch Capital is frequently associated with the island of Manhattan, but it also included surrounding countries that are now parts of Brooklyn. It was, after all, new Netherlands that was lost to the British and not just New Amsterdam. An interesting fact from this epoch of American history is that the Dutch Occident Republic Of India Company, that had great influence in then Eastern seaside of North America, responded to Stuyvesant's supplications for aid by providing the finance to construct a spiked wall across the northern end of the island to protect the population from the invaders. This is now known as Wall Street!

However, British People naval powerfulness beat out the Dutch, and Manhattan and New House Of York were taken without the wall being involved. The whole settlement that became the state, and the city, were renamed New House Of House Of House Of York by the British after James, Duke of York, later to go king.

New York have always been a strategically of import port owed to its state of affairs with regard to Europe and entree to the Americas. United Kingdom never gave New House Of House Of York City up until 1783, when they left New York for good. In 1789, Saint George American Capital was inaugurated as first president of the United States in Wall Street and Federal Soldier Hallway and New House Of York became, for a short time, the clenched fist working capital of the USA. Many think that City Of Brotherly Love was the first capital, but that is false. It did not go working capital for another year.

Then came mass in-migration in the mid 1800s, and the Five Points that were certainly not fiction. What is displayed in St Martin Scorcese's movie is based on fact, and that five-way intersection point was the focal point of pack meetings and fatal confrontations. Parts of New House Of House Of York City slid in to degradation, and in many countries the Irish and Tammany Hallway Hall ruled New York with the assistance of the Irish packs and corrupt politicians. William Marcy "Boss" Tweed ruled with a perch of corrupt iron. He was exposed through the unsmooth justness of one of his associates ratting on him because of not receiving a sufficient share of the 'slush fund'.

There then followed a time period of richness into the 1900s, exemplified by the building of the New House Of York metro in 1904, and Thousand Central Terminal in 1911, to go the greatest station in the world. Paradoxically, the edifice of the tallest edifice in the world, the Chrysler Building, in 1929, superseded a twelvemonth later by the Empire State Building, coincided with the greatest autumn in the world: the Wall Street Clang of 1929 that signalled the start of the Great Depression. This continued through the 1930s but the Second World War heralded the beginning of a new era.

From 1945 onward, New House Of York have flourished, and although it have been subjected to many atrocious terrorist attacks, it stays the world's fiscal working capital and one of the top metropolises on earth.

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