Tag: Antebellum New York

Food and drink in the cross-sections of New York public life

1854-1857   Early 19th-century New York City was the epicenter of the boom of modern commercial society. One of its core features was the geographical division between home and work, which in turn helped spur a nascent food industry, composed of distinct segments, to provide for these modern commuters. Mass politics in the city was also born in this era…

The Effect of Slips Physically and Culturally in Lower Manhattan

Date:¬†Focused on¬†1813, based on Longworth Almanac census data Thesis Paragraph: Antebellum New York saw a great change with the introduction of the industrial revolution. The New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street was part of the expansion of banking as a result of the industrial revolution and came to be the largest stock exchange in America. The steamboat, one of…