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Urban Life-Reformers
Sweatshops <ul><li>Small shop or mill </li></ul><ul><li>called sweatshops because of long hours and hot, unhealthy working...
Mass Transit <ul><li>public transportation designed to move many people </li></ul>
Suburbs <ul><li>Residential neighborhoods outside of downtown areas  </li></ul>
Photo #1  <ul><li>Children worked very long hours with little breaks  </li></ul><ul><li>Very dangerous conditions resultin...
Photo #2 <ul><li>Pollution increases with the creation of the factory system </li></ul><ul><li>Increases steadily through ...
Photo #3 <ul><li>Triangle Shirtwaist Fire </li></ul><ul><li>March 25, 1911 </li></ul><ul><li>146 of 500 employees died </l...
Photo #4 <ul><li>Union Memorial Parade for the Shirtwaist Fire </li></ul>
Photo #5 <ul><li>Transcontinental Railroad </li></ul><ul><li>Completed May 10, 1869 </li></ul><ul><li>Connected East and W...
Photo #6 <ul><li>Graph showing importation of goods/Cotton from England to the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Sharp drop ...
Frederick Law Olmstead <ul><li>Landscape architect  </li></ul><ul><li>Designed Central Park in New York City </li></ul>
William Randolph Hearst <ul><li>Publisher of the New York Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Added a comic strip to the paper to in...
WCTU <ul><li>Women’s Christian Temperance Union </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1872 </li></ul><ul><li>To combat the influenc...
 
 
19 th  Amendment <ul><li>“ Silent Sentinels” protested in front of White House for 18 months. </li></ul><ul><li>Provided w...
Corruption in Politics <ul><li>Bosses = powerful politicians </li></ul><ul><li>Often did not hold positions  </li></ul><ul...
Boss William Tweed <ul><li>Cheated NYC out of more than $100 million  </li></ul><ul><li>Journalists exposed him in  Harper...
<ul><li>Tweed tried to bribe Nast with $500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Faced prison and fled to Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Arreste...
 
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  1. 1. Urban Life-Reformers
  2. 2. Sweatshops <ul><li>Small shop or mill </li></ul><ul><li>called sweatshops because of long hours and hot, unhealthy working conditions </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mass Transit <ul><li>public transportation designed to move many people </li></ul>
  4. 4. Suburbs <ul><li>Residential neighborhoods outside of downtown areas </li></ul>
  5. 5. Photo #1 <ul><li>Children worked very long hours with little breaks </li></ul><ul><li>Very dangerous conditions resulting in injuries or even death. </li></ul><ul><li>No education for the poor, so it was very unlikely they could get better paid jobs when they were older. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Photo #2 <ul><li>Pollution increases with the creation of the factory system </li></ul><ul><li>Increases steadily through 2000 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Photo #3 <ul><li>Triangle Shirtwaist Fire </li></ul><ul><li>March 25, 1911 </li></ul><ul><li>146 of 500 employees died </li></ul>
  8. 8. Photo #4 <ul><li>Union Memorial Parade for the Shirtwaist Fire </li></ul>
  9. 9. Photo #5 <ul><li>Transcontinental Railroad </li></ul><ul><li>Completed May 10, 1869 </li></ul><ul><li>Connected East and West Coast of the United States </li></ul>
  10. 10. Photo #6 <ul><li>Graph showing importation of goods/Cotton from England to the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Sharp drop when the Second Industrial Revolution begins </li></ul>
  11. 11. Frederick Law Olmstead <ul><li>Landscape architect </li></ul><ul><li>Designed Central Park in New York City </li></ul>
  12. 12. William Randolph Hearst <ul><li>Publisher of the New York Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Added a comic strip to the paper to increase sales </li></ul>
  13. 13. WCTU <ul><li>Women’s Christian Temperance Union </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1872 </li></ul><ul><li>To combat the influence of alcohol on families </li></ul>
  14. 16. 19 th Amendment <ul><li>“ Silent Sentinels” protested in front of White House for 18 months. </li></ul><ul><li>Provided women the right to vote </li></ul><ul><li>Ratified in 1920 </li></ul>
  15. 17. Corruption in Politics <ul><li>Bosses = powerful politicians </li></ul><ul><li>Often did not hold positions </li></ul><ul><li>Some worked behind the scenes </li></ul><ul><li>Popular with the poor </li></ul>
  16. 18. Boss William Tweed <ul><li>Cheated NYC out of more than $100 million </li></ul><ul><li>Journalists exposed him in Harper’s Weekly </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Nast drew political cartoons of Tweed </li></ul>
  17. 19. <ul><li>Tweed tried to bribe Nast with $500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Faced prison and fled to Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Arrested & died in jail in 1878 </li></ul>
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