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The Statue of Liberty was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy.

Statue of Liberty

The New York Post made in 1803 by Alexander Hamilton is the oldest running newspaper in the United States.New York State is home to 58 species of wild orchids.New York City is now the most populated city in the USA with more than 8.2 million people.Hong Kong is the only city in the world with more skyscrapers than New York City.36% of the population of New York was born outside the United States.the English conquered the city from the Dutch in 1664, and New Amsterdam became New York.

The seven rays of the Statue's crown represent the seven seas and continents of the world, each measuring up to 9 feet in length and weighing as much as 150 pounds.Total weight of the Statue of Liberty is 225 tons (or 450,000 pounds)

The French sculptor Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi created the statue itself out of sheets of hammered copper, while Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel, the man behind the famous Eiffel Tower, designed the statue’s steel framework.

In 1972, Dick Clark began hosting the half-hour special Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.

The Dutch first settled on the Hudson River in 1624. Two years later they made the colony of New Amsterdam on Manhattan Island. In 1664, the English took control of the area and renamed it New York. One of the original 13 colonies, New York played an important role during the American Revolution. Between 1892 and 1954, millions of immigrants arrived in New York Harbor and passed through Ellis Island on their journey to becoming U.S. citizens. It is estimated that up to 40 percent of Americans can trace at least one ancestor back to the port. New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid Atlantic regions of the United States. New York is the 27th-most extensive (covering or affecting a large area), the fourth-most populated, and the seventh-most densely populated of the 50 United States. NY became a state on July 26, 1788 as the 11th state.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown, New York.

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Times Square is a major commercial intersection and a neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It is located in the middle of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, and stretches from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. Brightly painted with billboards and advertisements.


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