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  • 1. New York The city that never sleeps.
  • 2. State Bird
    • The blue bird ( Sialia sialis ) is the state bird.
    • The legislation adopting the bluebird as the official state bird was signed by Governor Nelson Rockefeller on May 18, 1970.
  • 3. State Flower
    • The rose ( Rosa Carolina ) is the state flower.
  • 4. Major Industries
    • New York is a major manufacturing state electrical products, printing, clothing and wine making.
    • New York City is a major financial center.
    • Agriculture includes dairy and poultry.
  • 5. Major Historical Events
    • New York was originally inhabited by the Five Indian Nations of the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas and Senecas.
  • 6. State Motto
    • State Motto - Excelsior ( Ever Upwards )
  • 7. Urban Art
    • The Graffiti Art Movement came into existence in the late 1960's, at the time of the famous Martin Luther King march. After his brute assassination in 1968, young kids started to bomb trains with their graffiti tags (autographs in trains).
  • 8. Statue Of Liberty
    • Located in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty was a gift of international friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States.
  • 9. State Capital
    • Albany ( named for King James II of England, who at the time was Duke of York and Albany ).
  • 10. Broadway
    • Broadway in New York City is the premiere area for the theatre and plays.