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Urbanization & Sanitation

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Monica Shi

on 13 March 2013

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Transcript of Urbanization & Sanitation

Sanitation in the Gilded Age Urbanization Today Politicians and workers struggled to keep up with the growing demands of the cities as more people moved in. They had to provide water, sewers, schools and safety. Technology Educated people joined middle class professions such as working in downtown offices.
Women had more opportunities in the city such as factory workers, domestic servants and if they were educated, teachers, secretaries, or typists. Reasons for Moving Reasons for Moving Urbanization & Sanitation by: Monica Shi Urbanization
in the Gilded Age The Gilded Age was a period that started at the end of Reconstruction in 1877 to the turn of the 20th century. Mark Twain coined this term for the social problems that seemed to be covered by layer of gold. America went through a period of urbanization in the late 19th century in which the number of cities and people living in them increased dramatically. Urban residents lived differently from rural people as they paid rent, rode trolley cars, and worked based off of a schedule. Jobs in factories Modern Sanitation Today Many parallels between Gilded Age and today Down in front of Casey's old brown wooden stoop
On a summer's evening we formed a merry group
Boys and girls together we would sing and waltz
While Tony played the organ on the sidewalks of New York
East Side, West Side, all around the town
The tots sang "ring-around-rosie," "London Bridge is falling down"
Boys and girls together, me and Mamie O'Rourke
Tripped the light fantastic on the sidewalks of New York Social Gospel Liberal movement that attempted to apply biblical teachings with the problems associated with industrialism. Salvation Army Organization that brings salvation to the poor and hungry by physical and spiritual needs.
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