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Learning Adventures in Citizenship
Episode 7: The City and the World
City Skyline
VJ Day in New York
Postwar Moses
Postwar Despair
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Your journey through New York's history is nearly complete. Yet, its most recent past proves to be its most challenging. The celebration at the end of World War II quickly ends as racial discrimination and financial ruin make New York City a dark and dirty place. But New Yorkers are tough, and from these hardships arise a stronger, healthier city possessing a future filled with potential. Click on a picture, and relive New York's most recent tragedies and triumphs.


The History: An Overview
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