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The Gilded Age Urbanization

The Gilded Age Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization � 1865 �Only 2 cities had populations of more than 500, 000 people

Urbanization � 1865 �Only 2 cities had populations of more than 500, 000 people �New York City and Philadelphia

Urbanization � 1900 � 6 Cities over population of 500, 000 �New York City,

Urbanization � 1900 � 6 Cities over population of 500, 000 �New York City, Philadelphia, and Chicago: more than 1 Million people � 40 Percent of Americans lived in Cities �Factors for Growth: �New Farm Machines (less farmers needed) �Industrialization (more jobs) �City Attractions (things to do) �IMMIGRATION

Urbanization �New Problems �Change in Landscape

Urbanization �New Problems �Change in Landscape

Urbanization �Overcrowding and Congestion �Inadequate Public Services (like garbage collection or fire departments) �Overcrowding

Urbanization �Overcrowding and Congestion �Inadequate Public Services (like garbage collection or fire departments) �Overcrowding �Transportation �Social Tensions

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization �Lack of Services in Cities led to the Growth of Political Machines

Urbanization �Lack of Services in Cities led to the Growth of Political Machines

Urbanization

Urbanization

Urbanization �Meet the Boss: William “Boss” Tweed. �“Boss” Tweed was the leader of a

Urbanization �Meet the Boss: William “Boss” Tweed. �“Boss” Tweed was the leader of a Tammany Hall (a Democratic Party political machine in New York City

Urbanization Analyze the Political Cartoon. What is the message of the cartoon?

Urbanization Analyze the Political Cartoon. What is the message of the cartoon?

Urbanization Analyze the Political Cartoon. What is the message of the cartoon?

Urbanization Analyze the Political Cartoon. What is the message of the cartoon?

Urbanization Analyze the Political Cartoon. What is the message of the cartoon?

Urbanization Analyze the Political Cartoon. What is the message of the cartoon?

Urbanization: Immigration

Urbanization: Immigration

Urbanization: Immigration

Urbanization: Immigration

Urbanization: Immigration

Urbanization: Immigration

Urbanization: Immigration

Urbanization: Immigration

Urbanization: Immigration

Urbanization: Immigration