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  New York, city, United States - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
New York City is the seat of the United Nations.
Peter Stuyvesant was replaced by Richard Nicolls as governor, and New York City became the capital of the new British province of New York.
With the adoption of a new charter in 1898, New York became a city of five boroughs—New York City was split into the present Manhattan and Bronx boroughs, and the independent city of Brooklyn was annexed, as were the western portions of Queens co. and Staten Island.
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 New York, city, United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
New York, city, United States: Economy - Economy New York is a vibrant center for commerce and business and one of the three “world...
New York, city, United States: Ethnic Diversity - Ethnic Diversity New York City is also famous for its ethnic diversity, manifesting itself in...
New York, city, United States: History - History The Colonial Period Although Giovanni da Verrazano was probably the first European to...
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 Justia Web Directory Regional> North America> United States> New York> Government
New York Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials - Includes calendar of events, legislative process and lobbying information, and ongoing projects.
New York State Crime Victims Board - State agency designed to compensate innocent victims of crime for their out of pocket expenses.
State and Local Government on the Net - Provides detailed listings for all the departments of the NY government.
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 Manhattan, borough, New York City, United States
It is composed chiefly of Manhattan Island, and is bounded by the Hudson River on the west, New York Bay on the south, the East River on the east, and the Harlem River and Spuyten Duyvil Creek on the northeast and north.
The boundary of New York City was first extended beyond Manhattan Island when some Westchester co. towns were annexed in 1874.
In the consolidation of 1898, Manhattan became one of the five boroughs of New York City.
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 Celebrate Capitalism (tm) in New York City, New York, United States of America. PRODOS Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Celebrate Capitalism (tm) in New York City, New York, United States of America.
As well as their life and work, the link between freedom and human creativity is explored.
The Rational Voice™ Project has an initial goal of training and supporting 100 new, pro capitalism radio presenters/interviewers around the world with their own show.
www.newyork.celebratecapitalism.org   (760 words)

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