Assignment 3 New York City: The Crossroad of World Trade Breanna Wise
Film-Episode One The Country and the City <ul><li>New York was founded by the Dutch </li></ul><ul><li>Creating the city wa...
The Country and the City  (cnt’d) <ul><li>1763- New York fell into depression in </li></ul><ul><li>1775- American Revoluti...
The Country and the City  (cnt’d) <ul><li>People revolted against tax reforms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Was repealed </li></ul...
Film-Episode Three Sunshine and Shadow <ul><li>1870 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fighting over control of Central Park </li></ul>...
Sunshine and Shadow  (cnt’d) <ul><li>Poverty was a “personal problem” </li></ul><ul><li>East River </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B...
Sunshine and Shadow  (cnt’d) <ul><li>1873- Financial crisis struck New York </li></ul><ul><li>Wall Street </li></ul><ul><u...
A Merger That Puts New York on Top <ul><li>New York’s best quality is the ability to capture economic gains that came from...
America Compared: The City in the Land of the Dollar <ul><li>Chicago </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grew quickly </li></ul></ul><ul...
America Compared <ul><li>Skyscrapers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Created in Chicago </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Made land more ex...
America Compared <ul><li>The World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intended to bring culture, inventi...
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  1. 1. Assignment 3 New York City: The Crossroad of World Trade Breanna Wise
  2. 2. Film-Episode One The Country and the City <ul><li>New York was founded by the Dutch </li></ul><ul><li>Creating the city was an “experiment” to see if everyone could live in the same area </li></ul><ul><li>It became the most diverse city and had more languages than any other city </li></ul><ul><li>New York had the first harbor in the Atlantic </li></ul><ul><li>Was the first capital of the United States </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Country and the City (cnt’d) <ul><li>1763- New York fell into depression in </li></ul><ul><li>1775- American Revolution began </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New York came out with the most debt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government took on debt </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1789- Washington became first president of the United States in New York City </li></ul><ul><li>1792-New York Stock exchange began </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Country and the City (cnt’d) <ul><li>People revolted against tax reforms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Was repealed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hamilton started a powerful economy </li></ul><ul><li>New York became the most man-made artificial space in the history of the planet </li></ul><ul><li>Erie Canal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paid for itself </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Film-Episode Three Sunshine and Shadow <ul><li>1870 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fighting over control of Central Park </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central Park became a democratic meeting place </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1865-1898 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greatest concentration of wealth in history, and greatest division of poor and wealthy </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Sunshine and Shadow (cnt’d) <ul><li>Poverty was a “personal problem” </li></ul><ul><li>East River </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Busiest water in the world </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brooklyn Bridge plans began </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opened 1883 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The People’s Day </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Sunshine and Shadow (cnt’d) <ul><li>1873- Financial crisis struck New York </li></ul><ul><li>Wall Street </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Needed order </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>J.P. Morgan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Brooklyn Bridge began the “vertical city” </li></ul><ul><li>1890- half the millionaires in America moved to New York City </li></ul><ul><li>1898- consolidation and immigration mass </li></ul>
  8. 8. A Merger That Puts New York on Top <ul><li>New York’s best quality is the ability to capture economic gains that came from other regions </li></ul><ul><li>America Online bought Time Warner, neither have contributed to any technological innovation </li></ul><ul><li>New York has faced many challenges to maintain its status as the national metropolis </li></ul><ul><li>New York needs to unite on its vision to overcome rivalries </li></ul>
  9. 9. America Compared: The City in the Land of the Dollar <ul><li>Chicago </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grew quickly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New technologies attracted people to the city </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Railroads </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Breweries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shopping </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jobs </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. America Compared <ul><li>Skyscrapers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Created in Chicago </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Made land more expensive and changed the way people lived </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Downtown vs. Suburbs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New concept </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Live in one place, work in another </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chicago is the face of American architecture and design </li></ul>
  11. 11. America Compared <ul><li>The World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intended to bring culture, inventions and travelers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Included fair grounds, new buildings, theatres, exhibitions, and a grand train station </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also included landscaping and parks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The idea was to combine the new exciting city and beauty and an “oasis” </li></ul></ul>

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