New York History

Overview

Who were the first residents of New York?

What role did New York play in the U.S. Civil War?

You can find the answers to these questions and more in New York History. This book contains fascinating, historical facts that tell the story of the state of New York.

Inside, you will find information about the first people of New York and the explorers and settlers who came later. ...

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Overview

Who were the first residents of New York?

What role did New York play in the U.S. Civil War?

You can find the answers to these questions and more in New York History. This book contains fascinating, historical facts that tell the story of the state of New York.

Inside, you will find information about the first people of New York and the explorers and settlers who came later. You will learn about New York's role in the American Revolutionary War and the history of U.S. immigration. You will even find out how New York got its name!

Heinemann State Studies takes an in-depth look at each state. The series provides information about the state's industry climate, history, native peoples, and plants and animals. With the aid of maps, graphs, clear text, and more, this series is the essential resource for state studies.

Inside each book you will find:

maps to help you find your way around New York

colorful photographs that let you experience the beauty of the state

a glossary, index, and list of further resources to help you learn additional information about New York

Provides a comprehensive look at New York state history, from the Algonquin and Iroquois who lived there before the arrival of Europeans to the beginning of the new millennium.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432911300
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 7/1/2008
  • Series: State Studies: New York Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 543,491
  • Age range: 8 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Three Worlds Meet: Prehistory to 1609 4

Colonization and Settlement: 1609—1763 8

Revolution and the New Nation: 1776—1860 15

Civil War and Reconstruction: 1861—1900 26

Modern New York: 1900—1945 31

Contemporary New York: 1950 to the Present 38

Map of New York 44

Timeline 45

Glossary 46

Find Out More 47

Index 48

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