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

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