Free-roaming hogs were famous for rampaging through the valuable grain fields of colonial New York City farmers. The Manhattan Island residents chose to block the troublesome hogs with a long, permanent wall on the northern edge of what is now Lower Manhattan. A street came to border this wall -- named aptly enough, Wall Street.
Yes. Where do you think Wall Street got its name from.
The word Wall Street is a proper noun, the name of a specific street. The word wall is a common noun, a word for any wall. The word street is a common noun, a word for any street. A proper noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or a title. Wall Street is the name of a street, a thing.
Wall Street is a proper noun. It is the name of a specific thing.
the wall street crash by any chance?
i believe wall street had something to do with slave trading.
There are a lot of cities that have Wall Street as a street name, but the one with the famous financial district is in New York.
Wall Street is a street, not a building, business or residence. It has no address. Rather, the buildings, businesses and residences that are located on Wall Street have addresses (121 Wall Street, 59 Wall Street, etc.).
About 3 and 2/3 miles, according to the measurements I got from Google Maps.
by hogs that were getting attacked so they put a wall up to protect the hogs. Wall Street got its name from when in the 1600 a man named Peter Stuyvesant, got together with the colonist of the area and decided to build a more substantial fence or wall for the stockade that was there at the time. They originally had a picket fence type structure that surrounded the stockade. He then proceeded to build a 12 foot wall that ran from Pearl street which was at the shoreline, crossing Broadway and ending at the next shoreline which is now called Trinity Place. This being in the center of town and a spot everyone was familiar with it became a market place of sorts where people could buy and sell goods and slaves.
The area is known, generically as Wall Street although Wall Street is just one of the east/west streets that define it.
They got it from the street they lived on "Aliceanna"
I'd imagine because it is a 'street' surrounded by 'walls'.
Wall street began in the 1800's.
Wall Street was famous for the economics that blacks have
Wall Street is the street where financial services and institutions are located. It is called Wall Street because a Wall was built early in NY history to hold back the river and provide land.
Wall Street is an eight-block-long street running roughly northwest to southeast. It is in Manhattan's financial district known worldwide as "Wall Street", where the US Stock Exchange and numerous banking headquarters are located. "Wall Street" is the US chief money market.
the mahurangi river got its name from the street it was on (i think)
die Mauer. The road that ran alongside it was Mauerstrasse--Wall Street.
when did the wall street crash start.
yes wall street shuffle is by 10cc
The Wall Street Shuffle was created in 1974.
Wall Street Cowboy was created in 1939.