City Growth

City Growth - City Growth A. 1. 2. 1. 1. 2. The Growth of...

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City Growth A. The Growth of Cities 1. Transportation and industry 2. Elevators and other engineering allows cities to grow vertically a. cast iron and steel frame construction 1. Streetcars allowed cities to grow horizontally a. electric cars by 1890 b. subway systems by turn of the century 1. City planning 2. Western Growth was an Urban movement near mining towns or at railheads
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Life in the Cities 1. Living conditions for Many Poor a. many poorly heated tenements b. communal toilets c. disease and noxious odors rampant d. high mortality rate 2. Bosses and City Bosses a. besides corruption politicians provided much need services in return for votes 3. The attraction of cities a. Electric lights, streetcars, telephones, newspapers, magazines, vaudeville shows
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Popular Culture A. Leisure activities in urban America 1. Parlor games 2. Traveling circuses 3. Political rallies a. many flocked to hear visiting candidates speak 4. Wild West Shows a. easterners were interested in rugged West 5. Vaudeville a. brought people of different classes together
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course IS 3020 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Kennesaw.

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City Growth - City Growth A. 1. 2. 1. 1. 2. The Growth of...

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