The Impact of New York City's Economy

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Which of these sectors employed more New Yorkers than any other in 2017?

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1. New York first rose to prominence in the U.S. economy as a:

2. Which of these was a major manufacturing industry in New York City in the 1800s?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, you can determine how much knowledge you possess about the impact of New York City's economy. A major manufacturing industry in New York City and an example of an information-based industry are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on:

  • Why New York developed as a city with a diverse population
  • How New York was first structured once it rose to prominence
  • Sector that employed more New Yorkers than any other in 2017
  • An example of an information-based industry

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a major manufacturing industry in New York City in the 1800s
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why New York developed as a city with a diverse population and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the impact of New York's economy

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  • Identify New York's natural advantages during the 1800s
  • Determine when New York emerged as a manufacturing center
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