New York's Economic Growth, 1st Edition

  • Patricia Drake
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  • ISBN-10: 1477772979
  • ISBN-13: 9781477772973
  • DDC: 338.9747
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 7th Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Based on the most up-to-date research, this book explores the many unique geographical qualities and resources that have helped make New York State a leader in business and industry. This fascinating book traces the history of the state's economy--from the Native Americans, to the colonial occupation by the Dutch, to the development of factories and infrastructure that make New York the flourishing hub it is today.

Features and Benefits

  • Features primary source documents, photographs, and maps from New York's history show how economic activities have shaped New York State.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Economy of Early New York.
2: The Fur Trade.
3: Farming in New York State.
4: Fishing in New York State.
5: Mining, Logging, Oil, and Natural Gas.
6: Banking and Finance.
7: The Industrial Revolution in New York State.
8: Factories Change How Things are Made.
9: Canals, Roads, and Railroads.
10: New York State's Economy Today.
Primary Source List.