At the beginning of the 17th century only the wigwamsof the Indians stood in the place where the skyscrapers of new York Now reach to the clouds
In 1626 the DutchTrade Companybuoght ManhattanIsland from the localIndians at 24$. TheIndians called theisland Manhattanwhich in one of theIndian languagesmeant “Thay cheatedus”. The Dutchfounded a colonythere and called itNew Amsterdam.40years later theEnglish captured thecity and renamed itNew York.
ManhattanThe heart of the city is Manhattan – a rocky island ,thirteen miles long and two miles wide
Wall Street is the financial centre of New York