New York City History Quiz

What was the original name of New York City when it was first settled by the Dutch?

In what year did the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge begin?

Which event led to significant immigration through Ellis Island in the late 19th and early 20th centuries?

Who was the mayor of New York City during the 9/11 attacks in 2001?

Which iconic building was completed in 1931 and was the world's tallest building until 1970?

What was the primary reason for the construction of Central Park in the mid-19th century?

Which New York City neighborhood became famous as the birthplace of the Harlem Renaissance?

In which decade did the Stonewall Riots take place, marking a significant event in the gay liberation movement?

What catastrophic event led to the severe economic downturn of New York City in the 1970s?

Which historic agreement was signed in New York City in 1945, leading to the creation of the United Nations?