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Morrisey and Poole

John Morrissey and William “Bill the Butcher” Poole were the heads of their respective gangs, the Dead Rabbits and the Bowery Boys. Morrissey, an Irishman, was affiliated with Tammany Hall while Poole was an enforcer for the Know-Nothing party, a nativist organization that was against the influx of Catholic immigrants. Their rivalry came to a …

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ELLIS ISLAND

    We cannot tell the history of New York City without telling a story of migration and immigration. In the 17th century the first set of European settlers started building New York City to what we know it as today. The great work early settlers did with the beginnings of the country encouraged other …

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Taken in 2016 this photo is an accurate depiction of Grand Central Terminal today. In this image the photographer was able to capture the grandeur of the building in relation to the skyscrapers that now tower over it. Not much has changed about the terminal since 1913 however, the neighborhood has developed and is more …

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