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Postwar New York

Postwar New York

By the late 1940s, New York had become the world's biggest manufacturing centre. It had 40,000 factories, a million factory workers and a port which handled 150 million tons of freight goods a year.

The city inherited Paris's role as the centre of the art and fashion world. New York was a refuge for foreign artists fleeing war-battered Europe.

New York was a great international city and took on the role of the world's financial capital and the site of the world's two largest stock exchanges: the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.


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How New York got its name

  • By 1626, the Dutch had constructed Fort Amsterdam, which served as the town's nucleus. The town was named New Amsterdam and served as the capital of the local Dutch colonies.
  • The Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665–1667) resulted in the British gaining control of the city as part of a treat...


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New York is the global capital of investing

New York is the global capital of investing

After World War II, New York City assumed a new global prominence in the international financial markets. It became home to the world’s largest and most prestigious stock market on Wall Street.

Today, New York City is the most populous city in the United States, with over 8 million people.


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New York represents opportunity

New York represents opportunity

Ellis Island was the historical gateway through which many immigrants arrived in the country during the 19th and 20th centuries. New York remains a popular immigrant destination.

Ambitious Americans traditionally go to New York to make a name for themselves in industries such as writing, th...


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New York history

  • The area was inhabited by the Lenape people and other Native American tribes. They used natural waterways for fishing, trade, and war with nearby tribes.
  • In 1524, Italian Giovanni da Verrazzano explored the region in service to the French and named it New Angoulême, after the French ...


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