Urbanization & new york city by rigo cardenasPresentation Transcript
New York City Rigo Cardenas
City of tomorrow The great depression (1930) Historians name it the day the stock market crashed 10-29-1929.Construction was almost completely stopped. The depression ended at different times depending on the country. Those who had no place to live ended up living on the streets .
City of tomorrow-2 James J. Walter Mayor of New York City 1925-1932 He had many affairs with Chorus girls he finally left his wife for a showgirl. He used to walk into his office and saw a big pile of mail and he would ask if there was any checks in that pile if the response was no he would throw it off his desk.
City of tomorrow-3 Robert Moses built the first state park system and the first system of the state highways. "master builder" of mid-20th century New York City, Long Island, Rockland County, and Westchester County New York. He changed shorelines, built bridges, tunnels and roadways, and transformed neighborhoods. His works remain extremely controversial
City of tomorrow -4 Riots:
First race riots was in 1935 and it all started because of a rumor about a teenage boy that was shoplifting who was beat.
In the riot 3 people died and hundreds were injured.
Approximately 2 million dollars worth of damages was done in 1935.
The country and the City
September 2 1609 Dutch hires explorer Henry Hudson to find new trade routs.
The fur trade became popular
New york was the birth place for Democracy.
The Island of Manhattan was first inhabited by the Lenape Native americans.
The country and the City The Dutch appoint Peterson to transformed New Amsterdam. 1653 Stevenson transformed New Amsterdam by building new houses a school and a wall to keep out Indians and British. 1964 the British renamed New Amsterdam New York after the Duke of York. 1763 Economic depression hits New York and the British begin taxing . 1765 the stamp tax was established which trigger the revolutionary War.
The country and the city
1783 Colonist have victory.
Washington leads his troops back into New York.
New York become the first capital and George Washington is sworn in as president.
In 1790 Economic programs cause dispute and the government bank goes bankrupt.
John Jacob Aster becomes the wealthiest man in america buying all manhattan real state.
A merger that puts New York on top To have a successful city you must have a successful leader . AOL world s leading internet company merges with Time Warner worlds leading media entertainment. AOL controls more than half percent and New York is the headquarters for AOL Time Warner. The Internet changed business and disperse wealth in new industries.
Immigrants and Cities America accounted for most of all European immigration at the time with out any major social disruptions. From 1870-1914 the U.S. allowed the largest number of immigrants in its history. Most of the immigrants were looking for work. A lot of European people also migrated to Canada and Brazil.
The Transatlantic Migration New ideas created by immigration led to ant immigration. Opportunities in farming, costructionof the railroad and buildings seasonal migration become popular. Immigrants were coming from italy, portugal, france,sweden…..
Immigration influenced many American cities. ethnicities would migrate to specific locations.
Women returned to Europe less frequently than men.
Women were housewife's, mothers and would work too earning really low wages.
Americans felt like they were losing their country to foreigners and restrictions began to be implemented.
The world war put a temporary stop to immigration.