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Unformatted text preview: history post 1865, urbanization 1865-1920 18:35 Urbanization, 1865-1920 I. Growth Cities come to dominate the economy and set the scene for the new culture 1880-1890 new york cities population grew by million people Chicago doubles there population Less work in agriculture so people are moving from rural area to cities in job hunt Immigrants settle in urban areas The south urbanized slower than the rest of the areas, south only had one major city, new Orleans United states doesnt have one dominant/major city, as in one city could be used to represent the entire country Segregation had a practical cause, be in a community that could help them and support them II. Technology and the City A. Transportation bridges get built, connecting cities that are separated by water development of a cable car trolley system, first developed in san Francisco...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2012 for the course HIST 2057 taught by Professor Rand during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08