A majority of these Cubans hailed from small towns or cities, particularly Villa Clara Province in central Cuba.
The relationship between the early Dutch settlers and Native Americans was marked by frequent armed conflict over land claims.In 1658 by New Netherland colony Director-General Peter Stuyvesant re-purchased the territory.We came up with this thunder thing and it seemed to have a good ring to it. The song has sold over a million digital copies since it became available for digital download.Two major waves of immigration, first of German speakers and then of Spanish speakers, greatly influenced the development and character of Union City.That county comprised all of present-day Hudson, Bergen and Passaic counties.
Sparsely inhabited during the 17th and 18th centuries, the southeast section of Bergen County had grown by the early 19th century to the point where it was deemed necessary to designate it a separate county.The boundaries of the purchase are described in the deed preserved in the New York State Archives, as well as the medium of exchange: "80 fathoms of wampum, 20 fathoms of cloth, 12 brass kettles, 6 guns, one double brass kettle, 2 blankets, and one half barrel of strong beer." In 1664, the British captured New Netherland from the Dutch, at which point the boundaries of Bergen Township encompassed what is now known as Hudson County.North of this was the unpopulated Bergen Woods, which would later be claimed by settlers, after whom a number of Union City streets today are named, The area that would one day be Union City, however, remained sparsely populated until the early 19th century.Its two nicknames, "Embroidery Capital of the United States" and "Havana on the Hudson", reflect important aspects of that history.Thousands make a pilgrimage to Union City each year to see the nation's longest-running passion play and the annual Cuban Day Parade of New Jersey.We fiddled about with it for a few months before everything fell into place.