The Economic Growth of New York

Spotlight On New York

With the onset of the Industrial Revolution, New York State truly came into its own as a center for industry and economy. Businessmen like Jay Gould of the railroad industry and oil tycoon JD Rockefeller helped make New York prosperous, while many local inventors, engineers, and architects helped create new and valuable ideas. From the beauty and strength of the Brooklyn Bridge to the innovations of Corning Glass Works, New York’s past and present are ripe with fascinating tales of economic growth and innovation.

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Grades
3-4
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Grades
4-7
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P
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ISBN: 978-1-4488-5765-4
Author: Kathleen Collins
Copyright: 2012
Reading Level: Grades 3-4
Interest Level: Grades 4-7
GRL: P
Lexile: 740L
Dimensions: 7 1/8" x 8 1/2"