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  • 1. Ning Site Posting: New York Documentary Films By, Victoria Herrera History 141 Online
  • 2. The Country and the City Episode 1
    • Hudson sailed upon the Harbor of New York
    • New York was a experiment to see if all people of the world could live in one place
    • New York was founded by the Dutch
    • More languages were spoken in New York than in any other city in the world
    • New York had the finest harbor in the Atlantic Ocean
    • 1624 the first boat load of colonists arrived to N.Y.
    • 1626 the first African slaves arrived
    • New Amsterdam is where Modern Capitalism was invented
    • 1643 Willem Kieft wanted to tax the local Indians and launched a year long was against them when they resisted
  • 3. Sunshine and Shadow Episode 3
    • Central Park would become the great democratic meeting ground
    • 1870 everyone fought over control of Central Park
    • Between 1865-98 New York would become home to the greatest concentration of wealth in human history
    • Also the greatest division of wealth and poor
    • Poverty was conceived as a personal problem
    • The East River was the busiest stretch of water in the world
    • John Augustus Roebling drew up plans for the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, he died, leaving his son in charge
  • 4. Sunshine and Shadow
    • Boss William M. Tweed was the most corrupt urban Politician in American History
    • Al Smith became one of the most powerful politicians in the city
    • 1873 the worst financial crises struck New York
    • John Morgan wanted to bring order to Wall Street
    • J P Morgan financially backed Thomas Edison’s projects (switching to electricity)
    • The Brooklyn Bridge was the beginning of the “vertical city”
    • 1883 The People’s Day- The Brooklyn Bridge opened