How Did The Boroughs Of New York Get Their Names?

How Did The Boroughs Of New York Get Their Names?

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SOURCES & FURTHER READING
History of New York City: http://www.history.com/topics/new-york-city
A Bronck in the Bronx: https://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/20/nyregion/from-bronck-to-the-bronx-a-name-and-a-swedish-heritage-to-celebrate.html?mcubz=1
The Dutch Tulip Crash: http://www.investopedia.com/features/crashes/crashes2.asp
Brooklyn on Etymonline: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=Brooklyn
Coney Island: https://www.britannica.com/place/Coney-Island-amusement-area
Staten-Island Etymology: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/Staten_Island
Staten-Generaal: http://www.staten-generaal.nl/begrip/the_states_general
How Did Queens Get It’s Name? https://www.tripsavvy.com/how-did-queens-get-its-name-2819355
The Origin and Meaning of the Name “Manhattan”: https://repository.si.edu/bitstream/handle/10088/16790/anth_Manhattan.pdf?sequence=1
The Indian’s of Lenapehoking: http://delawaretribe.org/product/the-indians-of-lenapehoking/
Why Is new York named The Big Apple?: http://www.history.com/news/ask-history/why-is-new-york-city-nicknamed-the-big-apple

PRONUNCIATION SOURCES
Angoulême: https://forvo.com/word/angoul%C3%AAme/
Giovanni da Verrazzano: https://forvo.com/word/giovanni_da_verrazzano/
Jonas: https://forvo.com/word/jonas/
Breuckelen: https://forvo.com/word/breuckelen/
Konijn: https://forvo.com/word/konijn/
Staten-Generaal: https://forvo.com/word/staten-generaal/#nl
Braganza: https://forvo.com/word/braganza/#pt
Lenape: https://forvo.com/word/lenape/

PHOTO SOURCES
Amsterdam: Massimo Catarinella
Giovanni da Verrazano: Francesco Allegrini
King Francis I: Jean Clouet
Angoulême: Jack Ma
Manhatten: Dmitry Avdeev
The Bronx River: Jim Henderson
Breukelen: Michielverbeek
Harlem: Momos
Haarlem: Fryslan0109
Coney Island: MusikAnimal
Den Haag Binnenhof: Markus Bernet
Catherine of Braganza: Peter Lely
King Charles II: John Michael Wright
Treaty of Penn: Benjamin West
New York Harbour: George Louis
Horse Racing: Slooby
Bourbon Street: Chris Litherland

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