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In March, 1792, twenty-four of New York City's leading merchants met secretly at Corre's Hotel to discuss ways to bring order to the securities business and to ...

Wall Street Was a Slave Market Before It Was a Financial Center


Jan 17, 2012 ... Wall Street influence, and the battle between main Street and Wall Street stretches way back in United States history. Mary E. Lease was a ...

History of Wall Street (Business Reference Services, Library of ...


Aug 12, 2015 ... Selected sources on the history and work of Wall Street (Business Reference Services; Science, Technology, and Business Division; Library of ...

Wall Street | A Tour of New Netherland - New Netherland Institute


Of course, that wall would last in history not for its defensive uses (the English didn't invade, and the war ended the following year) but because the street that ...

Amazon.com: Wall Street: A History, Updated Edition ...


Editorial Reviews. Review. Acclaim for earlier editions: "A thorough retelling of a critical--though often overlooked--aspect of U.S. history."--The Wall Street ...

South William Street History | Wall Street Hotels in Manhattan


At The Wall Street Inn, we have always embraced our rich history. Learn more about our historic architecture and the history surrounding our revered hotel.

Wall Street was founded on slavery | Free Your Mind


Jan 28, 2012 ... Wall Street is a highly influential financial district but its history is rarely talked about. In order to understand the largesse of Wall Street and the ...

History of Streets: Wall Street Wall Almost "Destroyed" by Dutch ...


Jul 31, 2013 ... Before it was the site of recessions and protests, Wall Street was an early Dutch fortification. It almost wasn't built though, thanks to some unruly ...

History of Wall Street and the Stock Markets - Investing Basics


Years later, the defensive wall was gone, but the road alongside remained and was, of course, called Wall Street. We think of Wall Street as the financial center ...

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Hidden History: Wall Street Video - New York City - HISTORY.com


Did you know that Wall Street was named after an actual wall that once stretched across Manhattan? Host Brian Unger reveals the hidden history of Wall Street.

Where does the name "Wall Street" come from? | Investopedia


As with many of the famous streets and roads in the world, Wall Street's origins have historical significance. Its name is a direct reference to a wall that was ...

A Selected Wall Street Chronology - PBS


Timeline: A Selected Wall Street Chronology. Starting 1653: Early History ... At the Merchants' Coffee House at the corner of Wall and Water Streets, two dozen ...