apan chapter 19

apan chapter 19 - APAN CHAPTER 19: The Vitality &...

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Important Vocabulary Political Machines: Bosses who control city politics by offering favors for votes New Immigrants: no longer just Anglo-Saxon, rise of Western European Immigrants Urban In-Migration: rural folk moving into cities Foreign Immigration: Europeans, Asians, Canadians, Latin Americans moving into the United States Civic Reform: getting corrupt officials out of public office like Political Machines Social Reforms: trying to solve urban problems like crime and poverty A.) Growth of the Modern City a. Cities became subdivided into distinct districts: working-class neighborhoods, commercial strips, downtown and suburbs b. Mass Transportation allows for people to move farther out from the city center, such as the Electric Trolley in 1890’s which was affordable for middle class people and the Electric Interurban Railway, c. Between 1870 & 1920, the number of Americans living in cities increased from 10
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