By Charles Margerison

As you stroll round long island urban, you're touring within the footsteps of fantastic humans together with George Washington, Mark Twain, Sojourner fact, Irving Berlin, John D. Rockefeller, and Susan B. Anthony. of their alternative ways, they made significant contributions to ny, making town what it's today.A urban travel in contrast to the other, remarkable humans of recent York takes you on a desirable trip in the course of the background of 1 of the world's so much visited towns. you'll meet those that contributed to the track, the enterprise, the struggle for civil rights, the delivery and different important features of the city's existence. Come nose to nose with iconic figures linked to what John Fitzgerald referred to as "The manhattan" via BioViews®. A BioView® is a brief biographical tale, just like an interview. those particular tales offer an ideal way of studying approximately impressive those who made significant contributions and altered our global.

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Not sure, I asked him to give me a figure that he thought was fair ’I propose 40,000 dollars a year,’ he said Had I misheard? Trying not to look surprised, I shook his hand and accepted With that sum, I was able to hire technicians In addition, the money funded technical research I met Mr Pope, who had a great interest in machines He helped me a lot and new developments emerged It was the start of my entrepreneurial career The start of a business that would transform the city The research led to the electric light As a result, the Pearl Street Station was built in lower Manhattan The first central power plant in the USA On September 4th 1882, we lit up 400 lamps for 85 customers What a night!

When this happens I ask to be taken to New York City. ” Midstream: My Later Life 1929 © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 27 Amazing People of New York George Clinton 1795 I had seen our ‘Tree of Liberty’ cut down by British soldiers It was an insult of the highest order As members of the Sons of Liberty, we made an angry protest Nearly 3000 citizens met in City Hall Park We put up a ‘Pole of Liberty’ Elsewhere, stronger action had been taken It was an important event in our revolution It rallied people to the cause New Yorkers wanted action and action they took On July 9th 1776, the Province of New York ceased to exist With it went the British Governor, the taxes, the laws and Courts We had a new organization to represent us The Convention of the Representatives of the State of New York On July 11th 1776, the Constitution of New York was established The following year, it became our law-making framework We back-dated the birth of New York State to April 20th 1775 The battle that followed meant that we had to vacate the city However, we continued on, across the East River I would rather ‘roast in hell than be dependent on Great Britain’ In 1778, I was elected the first Governor of New York Pleased to say I was no relation to the last British Governor He had departed in 1753 Rallying the troops and the people, I was re-elected five times As Governor from 1778 to 1795, it was a tough job There were many battles fought against the British army Good men were killed on both sides Our march towards freedom continued On February 3rd 1783, the Treaty of Paris was signed The American War of Independence had been won New York City was declared the nation’s capital in 1785 Interestingly, that was decided before New York joined the Union In 1788, we were the 11th State to do so Increasingly, our city was a focus for power politics It replaced London as our center of power © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 28 Amazing People of New York In 1789, George Washington came to the Federal Hall on Wall Street He emerged as the first President of our new country 13 years after reading the Declaration of Independence to his troops He will now lead our nation.

Midstream: My Later Life 1929 © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 27 Amazing People of New York George Clinton 1795 I had seen our ‘Tree of Liberty’ cut down by British soldiers It was an insult of the highest order As members of the Sons of Liberty, we made an angry protest Nearly 3000 citizens met in City Hall Park We put up a ‘Pole of Liberty’ Elsewhere, stronger action had been taken It was an important event in our revolution It rallied people to the cause New Yorkers wanted action and action they took On July 9th 1776, the Province of New York ceased to exist With it went the British Governor, the taxes, the laws and Courts We had a new organization to represent us The Convention of the Representatives of the State of New York On July 11th 1776, the Constitution of New York was established The following year, it became our law-making framework We back-dated the birth of New York State to April 20th 1775 The battle that followed meant that we had to vacate the city However, we continued on, across the East River I would rather ‘roast in hell than be dependent on Great Britain’ In 1778, I was elected the first Governor of New York Pleased to say I was no relation to the last British Governor He had departed in 1753 Rallying the troops and the people, I was re-elected five times As Governor from 1778 to 1795, it was a tough job There were many battles fought against the British army Good men were killed on both sides Our march towards freedom continued On February 3rd 1783, the Treaty of Paris was signed The American War of Independence had been won New York City was declared the nation’s capital in 1785 Interestingly, that was decided before New York joined the Union In 1788, we were the 11th State to do so Increasingly, our city was a focus for power politics It replaced London as our center of power © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 28 Amazing People of New York In 1789, George Washington came to the Federal Hall on Wall Street He emerged as the first President of our new country 13 years after reading the Declaration of Independence to his troops He will now lead our nation.

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