Presentation on theme: "Growth of Cities in late 1800. Booming Cities Cities growing at large rate Immigrants coming to U.S. Transportation better Move from rural to urban Check."— Presentation transcript:
Growth of Cities in late 1800
Booming Cities Cities growing at large rate Immigrants coming to U.S. Transportation better Move from rural to urban Check out map and chart pg 223 in text.
Urbanization The movement of people from rural areas to cities. Machinery allowed farms to need fewer workers. Move to find work in factories.
Tenement housing Cities had shortage of housing Built Tenement housing to help Buildings divided up into small apartments Quickly built/put anywhere could find place.
Many people lived in area. What words come to your mind when you see this?
What story have we read that reminds you of these images? How do you think they managed living in these tenements?
What problems do you think would happen in the cities because of growth and living in the tenement houses?
Many Problems Unsafe conditions Spread of disease due to living together so closely Cities became dirty.
Jane Addams Helped immigrants Built the settlement house/Hull House.
Settlement House Helped immigrants People with little money Help find work Housing English classes Daycare for children
What organizations today sounds similar to the work Jane Addams did in the 1800s?
Jacob Riis wrote book How the Other Half Live. Exposed conditions of immigrants
How do you think people felt after seeing these images? Do you think that a change was needed in urban areas? What do you think will happen? How do you think the government responded to this? Do you think things are better?