(1)Manhattan: It is the most densely populated borough and home to most of the city ’ s skyscrapers, as well as Central Park. It is the financial center of the city and contains the headquarters of many major corporations, the United Nations, as well as a number of important universities, and many cultural attractions, including numerous museums, the Broadway theatre district, Greenwich Village, and Madison Square Garden.
Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America (the Confederacy). They fought against the United States (the Union) which, led by the Republican President Abraham Lincoln, were against the expansion of slavery.
It speed the abolition of slavery in the United States, restored the Union strengthened the role of the federal government, and brought changes that helped make the country a united superpower.
The attack on Pearl Harbour was an unannounced military strike conducted by the Japanese navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbour (December 7, 1941). It resulted in the United States ‘ entry into World War II.
The City is birthplace of many cultural movements, including the Harlem Renaissance in literature and visual art; abstract expressionism (also known as the New York School)in painting: hip hop, punk, salsa, disco and Tim Pan Alley in music; and is the home of Broadway theater.
New York has been a place that has captured the imagination of some of the American greatest writers. Walt Whitman, Henry James, and Edith Wharton were all born in New York… And many other classic writers made New York their home such as Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, Betty Smith, and others.
The city is also important in the American film industry. Manhattan (1920), an early avant-garde film, was filmed in the city. Today, New York City is the second largest center for the film industry in the United States.
Education in New York City is provided by a vast number of public and private institutions. The city’s public school system, managed by the New York City Department of Education, is the largest in the world, and New York is home to some of the most important libraries, universities (110 universities and colleges) and research centers in the world. The New York City public school system in the largest in the world.