New York

  • Most populous city in the US
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New York

New York City at night reveals such drama.  The island of Manhattan, surrounded by grids of streets and homes.  Notice the dark of central park, right next to the glowing white lights of Times Square.

  • Compare this image with a population map (see resources).  What do you expect, and what surprises you?
  • Find the Hudson River and the East River. How did they help define the history of New York City?