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    • Produced by: Iñigo Benito Ignacio Elia Martin Jimeno Lucas oderiz
    • The history of New York City began with the first European visit to the areaby Estevão Gomes. European settlement began on September 3, 1609 whenEnglishman Henry Hudson in the employ of the DUTCH EAST INDIA Companysailed the Half Moon through The Narrows into Upper New York Bay. Thearea around New York City was the location for multiple battles of theAmerican Revolutionary War, including the largest battle of the war: theBattle of Brooklyn. the British occupied the city from September 1776 tolate 1783.
    • Monuments:The empire state: The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in New York City at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. It has a roof height of 381 meters, and with its antenna spire included, it stands a total of 443.2 meters high. The Empire State Building is generally thought of as an American cultural icon.
    • Manhattan:  HISTORy: Manhattan is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City. Located primarily on the island of Manhattan at the mouth of the Hudson River. The borough and county consist of Manhattan Island and several small adjacent islands: Roosevelt Island, Randalls Island, Wards Island, Governors Island, Liberty Island, part of Ellis Island, Mill Rock, and U Thant Island.
    • Central Park : is a public park at the center of Manhattan in New YorkCity, New York, United States. The park initially opened in 1857, on 3.41 km2 ofcity-owned land. In 1858, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux won adesign competition to improve and expand the park with a plan they entitledthe Greensward Plan. Construction began the same year, continued duringthe American Civil War, and was completed in 1873.
    • Monuments: Twin Towers (11-s): The September 11 attacks were a series of four suicide attacks that were committed in the United States on September 11, 2001, coordinated to strike the areas of New York City and Washington, D.C. On that Tuesday morning, 19 terrorists from the Islamist militant group al- Qaeda hijacked four passenger jets. The hijackers intentionally piloted two of those planes.