Midterm - Urban Development Study Guide 1) Chapter 1 and 2...

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Urban Development Study Guide 1) Chapter 1 and 2 2) How did the city in American history influence the growth of the US in its entirety? Who said the city did not influence the growth of the US and what was his/her reasoning? a. The development of the city is said to have developed all of America for many reasons. The local concerns which effected the nation are: i. Local Concerns: 1. Taxes 2. Sanitation 3. Fire: lack of water 4. Disease 5. Transportation a. Ship trade/railroad b. Commerce c. Economic development 6. Traffic a. Laws i. Speed Limit ii. Traffic regulations iii. Transportation laws 7. Poverty a. Reform movement i. Changed the concept and role of the government 8. Security a. Policing in towns and other cities 9. Immigration 10. Government a. The rightful role of the government b. Housing and who should prove for the needy? 11. Class system a. The spirit of communities b. Consumerism c. Rise of the department stores as a result of the economy 12. Rioting a. KKK b. Violence c. Gangs d. Civil disturbances 13. What goes on in the city becomes a legislation issue a. Unions
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i. Labor movement-politicians ii. First strikes b. Education i. Public education began in cities in order to educate all 1. Need to address skills needed for early development 2. Immigration: means for simulation a. What it means to be an American 14. The city was an attraction that helped depopulate the countryside. It went from a primarily agricultural country to mostly city based. 15. Culture
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Midterm - Urban Development Study Guide 1) Chapter 1 and 2...

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