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The History of the City of New York—E-Seminar 2, Colonial City: Revolutionary Battleground
Resource Type: E-Seminar
Taught by: Kenneth T. Jackson


In his second e-seminar, Kenneth T. Jackson traces New York City's commercial character back to the days of Dutch New Amsterdam. He then examines New York's role in the Revolutionary War and the remarkable growth it experienced largely as a result of the Erie Canal.
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1. The American Revolution: Defeat and Victory in New York




1. Conflict and Change



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1. Difference, Conflict, and Profit




1. Mapping Early New York City





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