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Albany is the capital of New
York State, but New York City is
the “Big Apple”.
New York is called The “Big Apple”, because in the 1920’s
and 1930’s jazz musicians said that the city was the best
and mo...
Eight million people live in New York City
New York has
five boroughs:
Manhattan,
Brooklyn, the
Bronx,
Queens and
Staten Island
Manhattan is
the most
famous
borough and
it’s where the
tourists go!
Four hundred years ago, the
Algonquin Indians owned the
island of Manhattan.
In 1626, a Dutchman called Peter
Minuit gave ...
In 1664 the British took the town from
the Dutch and changed its name to
New York.
At the end of the eighteenth century,
m...
In Manhattan you
can travel on
subway trains…..
…on buses or in a taxi. Here taxis
are called “cabs”.
You can take the
Water Taxi around
the island of
Manhattan…
…or take the free
ferry from Battery
Park to the Statue
of Lib...
Ellis Island
the Statue
of Liberty
Ellis Island was an
immigration station
in the past; it was
the first stop for
nearly 17 million
immigrants
Many famous people came through Ellis
Island, for example Sigmund Freud, Charlie
Chaplin and Walt Disney.
The Statue of
Liberty is the first
thing many
immigrants see.
It was a gift from the French people in
1886. It is 93 meters high and it’s arm
is 14 meters long.
People from the same
origin often live in the
same area and create
their own communities.
The Chinese community is
in “CHI...
Little Italy is
the Italian
community
Most of the theatres
in New York are near
Times Square…
…and on Broadway,
between 41st and
53rd streets. There
are more than thirty
theatres on
Broadway.
The Brooklyn Bridge connects Manhattan
to Brooklyn. When it opened in 1883, it
was the world’s longest bridge.
Central
Park is 6%
of
Manhattan
.
It has a big lake, hundreds of trees
and beautiful gardens
The Empire State
Building is NY’s
tallest skyscraper.
It’s 381 meters tall
and it has 102
floors
The Chrysler
building was
built by the
famous car
maker. It was
finished in 1930.
The Rockefeller
Center includes
many buildings, but
it is most visited in
winter.
A huge Christmas tree and a
crowded skating rink attract New
Yorkers and tourists.
But on the 11th
of September 2001,
(9/11) for Americans, radical Islamists
crashed two planes into the towers.
Today this ...
HISTORIA DE NUEVA YORK
HISTORIA DE NUEVA YORK
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HISTORIA DE NUEVA YORK
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  1. 1. Albany is the capital of New York State, but New York City is the “Big Apple”.
  2. 2. New York is called The “Big Apple”, because in the 1920’s and 1930’s jazz musicians said that the city was the best and most attractive place.
  3. 3. Eight million people live in New York City
  4. 4. New York has five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island
  5. 5. Manhattan is the most famous borough and it’s where the tourists go!
  6. 6. Four hundred years ago, the Algonquin Indians owned the island of Manhattan. In 1626, a Dutchman called Peter Minuit gave the Indians 24 dollars to buy the island. In about 1650, five hundred people lived there and it was called New Amsterdam.
  7. 7. In 1664 the British took the town from the Dutch and changed its name to New York. At the end of the eighteenth century, many immigrants started to come to America.. They first came from Germany and Ireland, later from Italy, Poland, Russia, Africa and China.
  8. 8. In Manhattan you can travel on subway trains…..
  9. 9. …on buses or in a taxi. Here taxis are called “cabs”.
  10. 10. You can take the Water Taxi around the island of Manhattan… …or take the free ferry from Battery Park to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
  11. 11. Ellis Island the Statue of Liberty
  12. 12. Ellis Island was an immigration station in the past; it was the first stop for nearly 17 million immigrants
  13. 13. Many famous people came through Ellis Island, for example Sigmund Freud, Charlie Chaplin and Walt Disney.
  14. 14. The Statue of Liberty is the first thing many immigrants see.
  15. 15. It was a gift from the French people in 1886. It is 93 meters high and it’s arm is 14 meters long.
  16. 16. People from the same origin often live in the same area and create their own communities. The Chinese community is in “CHINATOWN”
  17. 17. Little Italy is the Italian community
  18. 18. Most of the theatres in New York are near Times Square…
  19. 19. …and on Broadway, between 41st and 53rd streets. There are more than thirty theatres on Broadway.
  20. 20. The Brooklyn Bridge connects Manhattan to Brooklyn. When it opened in 1883, it was the world’s longest bridge.
  21. 21. Central Park is 6% of Manhattan .
  22. 22. It has a big lake, hundreds of trees and beautiful gardens
  23. 23. The Empire State Building is NY’s tallest skyscraper. It’s 381 meters tall and it has 102 floors
  24. 24. The Chrysler building was built by the famous car maker. It was finished in 1930.
  25. 25. The Rockefeller Center includes many buildings, but it is most visited in winter.
  26. 26. A huge Christmas tree and a crowded skating rink attract New Yorkers and tourists.
  27. 27. But on the 11th of September 2001, (9/11) for Americans, radical Islamists crashed two planes into the towers. Today this site is called “Ground Zero”.
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