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  1. 1. <ul><li>There are many places of entertainment within New York city
  2. 2. Many are historical landmarks.
  3. 3. We learn more about each other and our communities every day.
  4. 4. •Diversity is a part of our history
  5. 5. •Here on 14th street it also becomes part of our lives
  6. 6. •Union Square Park is open to everyone.
  7. 7. •Historically Union Square was a burial ground
  8. 8. •First started getting reconstructed in 1800’s
  9. 9. Opened up in 1839
  10. 10. •The park contains some very important monuments
  11. 11. • George Washington
  12. 12. • Abraham Lincoln
  13. 13. •Marquis de Lafayette
  14. 14. •Mohandas Karamchand Ghandi
  15. 15. •James Fountain (also known as the drinking fountain)
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  18. 18. Cups were once attached to the foutain available for passers to drink.
  19. 19. The Flagpole represents the Declaration of Indepence.
  20. 20. Evelyn’s Playground
  21. 21. Big kids and little kids
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  23. 23. Named After Evelyn Strouse who worked with an architect to help make it bigger and better
  24. 24. Completed in 2009
  25. 25. Art
  26. 26. I was in Union Square a while back and took this quick flick of his work.
  27. 27. The artists name is Joe Mangrum, a street vendor
  28. 28. He says he just “does what he does”
  29. 29. Has a talent which he uses to create income for himself.
  30. 30. Known for well in parks like Union Square, for his art and getting donations from stand byers.
  31. 31. Here are some young men performing one of their acts they choreographed
  32. 32. Here I took a quick pic of one of the dancers performing and doing a style called bone breaking. Her he does a bridge. For the peoples entertainment</li></ul>Events<br /><ul><li>First labor day parade happened here
  33. 33. On the 1st of May there was a rally for immigrants’ and workers’ rights
  34. 34. Here people demanded equal rights to all immigrants and migrant workers, promoting and demonstrating unity and demanding jobs, no cuts, legalization and stop deportation.
  35. 35. Shred Fest, free shredding of important papers and shredder giveaways, and Textile recycling at the Greenmarket that starts off on every Monday.
  36. 36. MAY 21st: On It's My Park Day, families from City and Country Schools in plant flowers, tend to the garden beds and clean up the playground at Union Square Park.</li></ul>Conclusion<br /><ul><li>I have learned that New York City has not only many places to visit but also to learn about
  37. 37. What makes Union Square culturally Diverse are the people and what interests them
  38. 38. On some days you can bump into People playing instruments, painting, dancing, or even preaching.
  39. 39. The people are vibrant, easy to talk to and talented.
  40. 40. There is so much history behind the park that most people know little of
  41. 41. Everyone who goes there often are equally part of history today.