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  • Chapter 8 Section 1 Science and Urban Life
  • The Brooklyn Bridge
    • Opened in 1883
    • Took 14 years to build
    • Carried 30 million travelers each year.
  • Skyscrapers
    • 2 Factors
      • Invention of Elevators
      • The Development of Internal Steel Skeletons
    • Louis Sullivan
      • Wainwright Building in St. Louis
      • 10 Stories High
  • Electric Transit
    • Railroads fed the growth of suburbs.
    • 3 new types of transit
      • Streetcars
      • El Trains
      • Subway
    • 1888, Richmond, Virginia became the 1 st city to have electric transit.
  • Urban Planning
    • Crowded cities need open spaces.
    • People need recreational areas.
    • Central Park, NY
      • Frederick Olmsted
      • 1857
    • Olmsted also planned parks in Washington D.C., St. Louis, and Boston.
  • Central Park, NY
  •  
  • World’s Columbian Exposition 1893
    • Celebrated What?
    • White City – Created by Daniel Burnham
    • Cool Stuff
      • Ferris Wheel
      • Electricity
      • Architecture
      • Cracker Jacks
      • Juicy Fruit
      • Aunt Jemima
      • Hamburgers
      • Post Cards & Commemorative Stamps
  •  
  • New Technologies
    • Airplanes
      • Orville and Wilbur Wright
      • Kitty Hawk, NC – December 17, 1903
      • In 2 years, their flights could cover 24 miles.
  • New Technologies
    • Printing
      • Literacy rate almost 90%
      • Electrically powered web-perfecting press.
      • Paper from wood-pulp.
  • Photography
    • George Eastman
      • 1888 Kodak Camera
      • $25 for camera and 100 film roll
      • Millions of Americans became amateur photographers
    • San Antonio Walmart Spring Photo Contest
      • Spring 2005
      • 1 st Place – Coach Lindsey
      • Prize = $25 gift card
  • Homework
    • Have a great weekend.
    • Test next Thursday!!!