Brooklyn

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BROOKLYN

Brooklyn is the most populous borough in New York with approximately 2.5 million residents, and it is the second largest in USA. The Brooklyn accent is often represented as the typical accent of New York in American TV and movies.

1. His History
Brooklyn was an independent city until its consolidation with New York City in 1898, but continues to preserve a distinct culture, with an independent art and unique architecture. There are also many particular ethnic groups and predominate cultures but now Brooklyn’s districts is becoming increasingly diverse. For example, Borough Park, a Brooklyn’s district, is one of the most important Jewish communities in the world. Borough Park Jews have in majority strong traditions.
Brooklyn's official motto is written in the Old Dutch language and translated as In Unity There is Strength. The motto is on the borough seal (= sceau) and flag, which also feature a young robed woman bearing fasces, a traditional emblem of republicanism. Brooklyn has long been a place where came the immigrants.

2. Culture and Attraction
Brooklyn has played a major role in various aspects of American culture including literature, cinema and theatre.
There are two principal museums: - The Brooklyn Museum is the second largest art museum, and has in its permanent collection more than 1.5 million objects, from ancient Egyptian to contemporary art. - The Brooklyn Children's Museum is the world's first museum dedicated to children and is opened in 1899.

In Brooklyn there are many concert hall such as The Brooklyn Academy of Music. It’s a place very famous in New York which organize two big annual events : the Next Wave Festival and the week DanceAfrica. There are also shows of dance, music and theatre.

There are many parks, like the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, a botanical garden, the Prospect Park or amusement parc, the Coney Island

The Brooklyn Public Library offers thousands of public programs, millions of books,

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