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New York is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. and New York City are located on the southeastern-most part of lower New York State, and Long Island is in the north. Upstate New York
New York is bordered by
Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; it shares a water border with Rhode Island, as well as an international border with the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario. New York is the United States' third most populous state.
Algonquian, Iroquois, and Lenape Native American groups inhabited New York when Dutch and French nationals moved into the region in the early 17th century. First claimed by Henry Hudson in 1609, the region came to have Dutch forts in Fort Orange by 1614, near the site of the present-day state capital, Albany. The state was colonized by the Dutch in 1624, at both Albany and Manhattan; it later fell to British annexation in 1664. About one third of all of the battles of the Revolutionary War took place in New York. It became an independent state on July 9, 1776 and enacted its constitution in 1777. The state ratified the United States Constitution on July 26, 1788 to become the 11th state. According to the United States Department of Commerce, New York is the state of choice for foreign visitors, leading Florida and California in tourism.
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(born September 13, 1974 in Matt Patricia Sherrill, New York) is the current American football linebackers coach for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.
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(born September 16, 1941, in Jim McBride New York, New York) is an American television and film director, producer, and screenwriter.
(September 17, 1899 - August 20, 1935) was a Edith Roberts silent film actress from New York City. She was a child performer in vaudeville before she came to Hollywood, California in 1915.
(born October 29, 1938) is an Ralph Bakshi American director of animated and occasionally live-action films. As the American animation industry fell into decline during the 1960s and 1970s, Bakshi tried to bring change to the industry as a pioneer of adult animation. Bakshi started his career as a cel polisher at the Terrytoons studio, working his way up from cel painter to inker, then animator, and eventually began to direct animated television shows for the studio. Bakshi moved to Famous Studios in 1967, before starting his own studio in 1968. Through developing a work relationship with producer Steve Krantz, Bakshi made his debut feature film, in 1972, the first animated film to receive an Fritz the Cat X rating from the Motion Picture Association of America. The film was followed by and Heavy Traffic . All three films were extremely controversial for their content and approach to animation. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Bakshi became a spokesperson for a new direction in animation with Coonskin and the American Pop fantasy films ; Wizards , with fantasy painter Fire and Ice Frank Frazetta; and the first film adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's , a film that laid the groundwork for future adaptations of the book. The Lord of the Rings
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