18th century New York
, Download 0
...barons of industry further exploited the immigrant masses with ever lower wages and crowded living conditions. Immigrants from all over the world, especially Europe, filed into Ellis Island to become new citizens. In spite of taking jobs from many Americans, immigrants contributed in many different ways to the history of New York City. On the way to Ellis Island, many foreigners were greeted by the Statue of Liberty, which was built by the French and given as a gift for America in 1886. [www.inetours.com] Despite corruption at Tammany Hall, the construction of many bridges, museums, and parks gave New York City... Gopal Pottabathni 31st December 18th Century New York The region was inhabited by about...