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  1. 1. History of New York City New York City was discovered in 1524 by Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian explorer, who originally named it "Nouvelle Angoulême“. Europeans started to settle there once a Dutch fur trading settlement was founded, and they gave it the name "Nieuw Amsterdam“. Some time after, the island of Manhattan was purchased by Peter Minuit for what would be $1000 today approximately. After it was purchased by him, the English conquered it in 1664 and finally gave it it’s name as of today, “New York”, after the Duke of York and Albany in England. It became the largest U.S. city by 1790. Next→
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  6. 6. Things to do in New York City • Take a ferry to the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island • Visit the Empire State Building • Go see the World Trade Center Memorial • Buy buss passes and see all the different Manhattan neighborhoods by double decker bus (also a good mode of transportation • See a Broadway play Next→
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  9. 9. References • http://www.ny.com/histfacts/settlement.html • http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_faqs/faq.html • http://manhattan.about.com/od/gettingaroun d/a/parkingnyc.htm • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_City
  10. 10. History of New York City 1898!
  11. 11. Facts about New York City Brooklyn!

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