Chapter 8 Section 1 Review

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Chapter 8 Section 1 Review

  1. 1. Chapter 8 Section 1 Review
  2. 2. New York’s most famous suspension bridge designed by John Augustus Roebling, opened in 1883. Name the bridge:
  3. 3. New York’s most famous suspension bridge designed by John Augustus Roebling, opened in 1883. Name the bridge: The Brooklyn Bridge
  4. 4. How long did it take to build?
  5. 5. How long did it take to build? 14 yrs
  6. 6. In 1870, 25 cities had 50,000 or more people. By 1890 cities had 50,000 or more people.
  7. 7. In 1870, 25 cities had 50,000 or more people. By 1890 58 cities had 50,000 or more people.
  8. 8. Louis Sullivan and other architects were able to build skyscrapers to meet the need for more space because of two factors: a. b.
  9. 9. Louis Sullivan and other architects were able to build skyscrapers to meet the need for more space because of two factors: a. the invention of elevators b. the development of internal steel skeletons.
  10. 10. Richmond, Virginia became the first American city to its urban transit (streetcars).
  11. 11. Richmond, Virginia became the first American city to electrify its urban transit (streetcars).
  12. 12. What is an “el” train?
  13. 13. What is an “el” train? An elevated train
  14. 14. Name all 3 forms of urban transit: , , and .
  15. 15. Name all 3 forms of urban transit: street cars , el trains , and subways .
  16. 16. Who designed New York City’s Central Park?
  17. 17. Who designed New York City’s Central Park? Frederick Olmstead
  18. 18. Why did Daniel Burnham design the “White City”?
  19. 19. Why did Daniel Burnham design the “White City”? He wanted to remake the city into a glorious attraction.
  20. 20. Why did Chicago’s location make it a good choice for urban planning?
  21. 21. Why did Chicago’s location make it a good choice for urban planning? Lakefront location, good harbors for shipping, and available park land.
  22. 22. How did technology improve the literacy rate? A. B. C.
  23. 23. How did technology improve the literacy rate? A. new paper from wood pulp. B. electrically powered web-perfecting press C. faster production
  24. 24. Newspapers then cost a a copy.
  25. 25. Newspapers then cost a penny a copy.
  26. 26. When and where was the first successful flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright?
  27. 27. When and where was the first successful flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright? December 17, 1903 @ Kitty Hawk, NC
  28. 28. How far did it travel and how long did it last?
  29. 29. How far did it travel and how long did it last? 120 ft, 12 seconds
  30. 30. How many years did it take for the Wright Brothers to increase their flights to 24 miles?
  31. 31. How many years did it take for the Wright Brothers to increase their flights to 24 miles? 2
  32. 32. Who introduced the Kodak camera?
  33. 33. Who introduced the Kodak camera? George Eastman
  34. 34. How did the Kodak camera change photography?
  35. 35. How did the Kodak camera change photography? Millions of Americans became amateur photographers.
  36. 36. Now on to Section 2!!!! <ul><li>Are u ready!!! </li></ul>

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