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Burrows and Mike Wallace remarked in their history of New York. New Netherland was ultimately ceded to the English in November through the Treaty of Westminster. The city, greatly damaged by the Great Fire of New York during the campaign, became the British military and political center of operations in North America for the remainder of the war.
The Brooklyn Bridge was under construction from until Tammany Halla Democratic Party political machinebegan to grow in influence with the support of many of the immigrant Irishculminating in the election of the first Tammany mayor, Fernando Woodin Tammany Hall dominated local politics for decades.
Central Parkwhich opened to the public inbecame the first landscaped public park in an American city. The city's strong commercial ties to the southern United States existed for many reasons, including the industrial power of the Hudson River harbor, which allowed trade with stops such as the West Point Foundryone of the great manufacturing operations in the early United States; and the city's Atlantic Ocean ports, rendering New York City the American powerhouse in terms of industrial trade between the northern and southern United States.
New York's growing immigrant population, which had originated largely from Germany and Irelandbegan in the late s to include waves of Italians and Central and Eastern European Jews flowing in en masse. These intense war-time riots are counted among the worst incidents of civil disorder in American history, with an estimated participants and passersby massacred.
In a city of tenements packed with poorly paid laborers from dozens of nations, the city became a hotbed of revolution including anarchists and communists among otherssyndicalismracketeeringand unionization.
Inthe opening of the Brooklyn Bridge established a road connection to Brooklynacross the East River. In the western portion of the present Bronx County was transferred to New York County from Westchester Countyand in the remainder of the present Bronx County was annexed.Here are answers to some of the questions visitors have asked about Women's History.
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A short guide to the tribes of North America (site also has a bibliography); Richard Hakluyt Discourse of . The American Documents for the Study of History AMDOCS is maintained by an unfunded group of volunteers dedicated to providing quality materials for free public access, and was founded in Editors Kenneth Jackson and David Dunbar have amassed an enormous collection of essays, letters, diary entries, and poems about New York written by New Yorkers and visitors to the city from the dawn of the modern age (ca.
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