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Unformatted text preview: city changes. Transportation systems such as railroads and street cars allowed those in overpopulated areas to move to less populated areas further south. Railroads also allowed one to travel from the east coast to the west coast and vice-versa. Railraods also allowed for mass transportation of goods. As more well to do middle class Americans were moving to the west the economy further west was becoming more stable as an economy. When well to do Americans came west, they were taking their money families and skills west....
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- Spring '10
- Saint Louis, middle class Americans, Rebecca McDaniel History, Charlston, Professor E. Sharp