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New York. American cities. The biggest city in the USA. Called „ The Big Apple“. The Melting Pot of Nations. At the beginning of the 17th century Henry Hudson established a trading post for the Dutch on Manhattan Island. The History. James, Duke of York.

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New york

New York

Americancities


New york

Thebiggest city in the USA

Called „The Big Apple“

TheMelting Pot ofNations


The history

At the beginning of the 17th century Henry Hudson established a trading post for the Dutch on Manhattan Island.

The History

James, Dukeof York

A DutchcolonyprotectedfromtheIndians by a wall

1664 theBritishcapturedtheDutchcolony


New york

Map

5 boroughs

The centre?


Manhattan

20km long island

Iswashed by threerivers

Manhattan

Shopping centre

Famousskyscrapers

The centre ofculturallife

Bad reputation  Harlem Renaissance

Streets

Avenues

Bridges

A multi-cultural area

Tunnels

The livelist boroughs

Financial centre


New york

The Ground Zero

The Rockeffeler Centre

Madison Square garden

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Empire State Building

The Lincoln Centre of Performing Arts


The times square

The Times Square

The Crossroads of the World


Skyscrapers

Skyscrapers

The Empire StateBuilding

TheChryslerBuilding

Rockefeller Center

Thefight – ESB won.


The grand central terminal

The Grand Central Terminal

the 197 million dollar restoration process

Cleanedfromthedustandsmoke


Carnegie hall

Carnegie Hall

The Beatles, Ikeand Tina Turner

Helena Vondráčková a Karel Gott


Islands

Islands

Coney Island

Roosevelt Island

theQueensboroBridge

Liberty Island


Staten island

Staten Island

the least populated of the fiveboroughs but is the third largest in area at 59 sq mi (153 km2)

Staten Island has been sometimes called "the forgotten borough" by inhabitants who feelneglected by the city government; Staten Island is also called "Italian Island or Staten Italy" due to the fact that Staten Island has the largest population of Italian Americans in the country.


Ellis island

Ellis Island

Isleoftears, isleofhopes

The first test the immigrants had to pass became known as the "six second medical exam." As the immigrants climbed the stairs to the Great Hall, doctors stood at the top and watched.

New arrivals were taken by ferry to the main building at Ellis Island. Opened in 1892, the first immigrant to arrive was a 15-year-old girl from Ireland named Annie Moore to join her parents in New York City.

Immigrants waited here for their interviews with legal inspectors after finishing their medical exams. At best, the entire process through Ellis Island took three to five hours.


Central park

Central Park


Universities

Universities

Columbia University

New York University

City College


Transport

Transport


Airports

Airports


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