History of New York

History of New York City


New York City:

New York City became notable in the 18th century, when it became an important merchant pier in the New World. New York played a key role during the American Revolution, as well as during the ensuing Civil War. The Constitution of New York came into power in 1777 and it had a strong effect on the sketching out of the Constitution of the United States of America. New York was a national capital between 1785 and 1790, and the rule of law in USA was born there. Albany became the capital in 1797, while, in 1787, New York became the eleventh state to ratify the Constitution of the United States of America.

New York was the starting point of many innovations in transport during the 19th century, including the first steam boat line in 1807, the Erie Canal in 1825, as well as the first regular railway system in 1831. These innovations led to the spreading of the area New York takes up, as well as if the spreading of trade routes with the northeast settlements all the way to the Great Lakes. Thanks to the trade routes with the south, New York was home to many who sided with the south during the Civil War. Far from any battle, New York sent the most infantry and money to support the cause of the Union. After the war, the country helped accelerate the industrialization of its territory, which saw the first workers’ unions start up in New York.

The Statue of Liberty was first opened for the public in 1886, and it quickly became the symbol of New York. The city suffered several economic crises, starting from the Wall Street Crash, and ending in the bankruptcy of the 1970s. In the 20th century, New York became a media capital, hosting many national news agencies and TV-shows in general. Some of the city’s innovations became nationally and internationally acclaimed. The country’s production base erupted with the restrictions in industry, so the country became interested in the service sector.

Today, this American metropolis is considered to be the city of dreams, and it is a great spot to visit all year round. This micro-world charms you with its many large parks, crowded streets, skyscrapers, that offer unbelievable views of the whole of Manhattan Street, as well as with its yellow taxies. In this magnificent city everyone will find something they will like, and he who doesn’t follow the pace of the city could soon become overwhelmed by it. The city is a concrete jungle which makes something completely normal into something completely different.

Interesting facts

  • New York is home to the peregrine falcon, the nests of whom can be seen on the city’s skyscrapers and bridges.
  • The Waldorf Astoria Hotel is one of the most famous hotels in the city. It was first constructed in the spot where the Empire State Building stands today. Today, it is located above the Track 61 railway line, which had been intended to be a secret entrance to the hotel for the needs of the then-president of the United States of America, Franklin Roosevelt.
  • Around 75 thousand trees are cut down in order to satisfy the printing demand that the New York Times needs in a week.
  • The New York subway line is 1244 km long.
  • Manhattan Street was bought by Peter Minuit in 1626 for only $24.
  • New York was the capital of USA for only a year (1789-1790).
  • In Wall Street, beneath the surface, gold slabs are kept safe at all times.
  • New York has around 13 thousand registered taxi drivers.
  • The most beautiful view of the city can be enjoyed from Governors Island.
  • In New York, there are neighborhoods such as: Chinatown, Little Italy, Greece, and Little Britain.

Tourist destinations in USA:

New York City

When someone mentions America, the first thing that pops into one’s mind is the dream of every traveler, New York – A city that lives life to the fullest. The city that the whole planet talks about is also called The Big Apple, one whose taste you love instantly and for the rest of your life. New York has been the topic of many movies, novels, and so it is said that “stars” don’t live in New York because the city is one big celebrity on its own. He who visits New York finds it hard to leave it, and the city never leaves the hearts of those who visit it. A constant source of artistic inspiration, New York never sleeps. The nickname “The Big Apple” has stuck around since the year 1909.

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Miami is a young city, established only 100 years ago. However, the city has a turbulent history. It is thought that the city appeared overnight, which is why many consider it to be magical. Miami is the third-largest metropolis on the east coast of the United States of America, and the seventh-biggest city in the country. It is the main financial and international trade hub of America. Around 400 thousand people live in the districts of this tourist haven.

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Boston is an American city in the state of Massachusetts, which incledibly reminds of European capitals. Boston is the largest European colony, a city inhabited by a large number of Englishmen, Irishmen and Spaniards. Boston is a museum city, a city of higher education institutions and a city where the so-called American elite lives. Boston is a city with a continental climate, where winters are very cold and summers tend to be very warm. Boston is a city that provides a variety of business opportunities. It is also one of the largest multicultural communities in America. This is the best organized metropolis that attracts many ambitious students. The prestigious Harvard University is located in Boston. The city is popular for the great Boston Marathon and the large number of parks that are equally enjoyed by locals and tourists.

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