History of New York
Try to answer these questions about the history of the state of New York.
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What became the world's tallest building when it was completed in 1931?
What country gave the Statue of Liberty to the United States?
What was the name of New York City when it was a Dutch colony?
What 1969 music festival took place on a farm near the town of Bethel?
What African-American neighborhood had a literary "Renaissance" in the 1920s?
What worldwide event started on Wall Street in October, 1929?
What buildings were built in 1973 and destroyed in 2001?
What New York City mayor of the 1990s is often credited with reducing crime in the city?
What railroad and shipping tycoon was one of the world's richest people when he died in 1877?
Who was mayor of New York City from 1934-1945? (Hint: an airport is named for him)
What two battles of 1777 are called the "turning point" of the Revolutionary War
because they convinced the French to help the U.S.?
Battles of Saratoga
What confederation consists of six Native American tribes, including the Mohawk and Oneida?
What corrupt political machine was led by Boss Tweed in the 1860s?
What game's modern rules were invented by Alexander Cartwright in 1845?
What canal, completed in 1825, connected the Hudson River to the Great Lakes?
Who was the only President to be inaugurated in New York City?
What Armonk, New York company dominated the computer industry in the 1960s and 70s?
What was the fourth most populous city in the United States when it
was annexed by New York City in 1898?
What served as the gateway to over 12 million immigrants between 1892 and 1954?
Who was assassinated by an anarchist in Buffalo in 1901?
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