New York City History
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New York City History

Explore the rich history of New York City, from its Dutch origins as New Amsterdam to becoming one of the oldest and largest cities in the USA with over 8 million residents. Learn about its significance as a major city on the east coast with 5 boroughs including the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.

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Questions and Answers

What are the 5 boroughs that make up New York City?

The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island

When did the English change the name of New Amsterdam to New York?

1664

Which city in the USA is not part of a state but an independent district?

Washington, D.C. (District of Columbia)

What are the Mardi Gras colours and what do they represent?

<p>Purple, green, and gold; justice, faith, and power</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which city is famous as the birthplace of jazz?

<p>New Orleans</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which US city is known to have the most films set in it?

<p>New York City</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which city is known for having a majority of Spanish speakers?

<p>Miami</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is Miami popular with tourists?

<p>Beautiful beaches, vibrant music scene, fantastic night clubs.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is Los Angeles famous for in terms of industry?

<p>Film industry</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of weather does Los Angeles typically have?

<p>Sunny with little rain</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did scientists discover in Southern California in 1892?

<p>Oil</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which city would you choose to visit and why?

<p>Answers may vary. Example: Los Angeles for its film industry.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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