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Transcript of Urbanization
Workers manufacturing in cites, getting jobs in factories
Agricultural jobs becoming less common
Physical growth of natural land turning into urban areas
Increase of population in cities/towns vs. rural areas.
Growth of Cities References http://go.galegroup.com.ezproxy.niles-hs.k12.il.us:2048/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA178409458&v=2.1&markList=true&u=skok82665&it=r&p=SPJ.SP01&sw=w What Our Society Has Become http://www.slideshare.net/saiyangoku/5effects-of-urbanization http://www.slideshare.net/ibhistory/urbanization-presentation-921842 Growth of Urbanization http://www.faculty.fairfield.edu/faculty/hodgson/Courses/so11/population/urbanization.htm Today about 80% of US population lives in cities/suburbs
Since no more then 100% can be urban, (as a process) Urbanization is coming to an end Population: 55,000 http://voices.yahoo.com/the-industrial-revolution-urbanization-15854.html Negative Effects Public health issues
Lack of sanitation
High disease rates
-poverty, crime, drugs, violence
Cause of Urbanization Industrial Revolution
More opportunities (jobs)
Migration http://il.water.usgs.gov/nawqa/uirb/pubs/journals/AFS087_116_Fitzpatrick.pdf US 1800 only 5% of population lived in cities
1920 about 50% of population lived in cities
Throughout 19th century, US was urbanizing 1854 Big Problem *Effects on wildlife* Turtles Gone Missing!! Threatened in state; declining quickly-->risk of being endangered
Species impacts health of the local environment
Represents the loss of wetlands
Wetlands sucked out, roads take over; population of turtles decrease
“By preserving their habitat and therefore [the turtles], we are preserving ourselves, too.” -Maya
http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=111615 http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/3784364?Search=yes&uid=3739656&uid=2134&uid=376852493&uid=2&uid=70&uid=3&uid=376852483&uid=3739256&uid=60&sid=21101501037263 “If we can make this a priority then we have a great opportunity to hopefully correct a lot of these issues but if conservation remains less of a priority, the future for many species is in danger."
-Maya Linson You Can Help! Turtles ≠Pets
-dont take them home
take phote, report sighting
Blanding's Turtle Look out when on the road -travels miles for nice home; often crosses road Secure your garbage -keep turtle egg eaters (racoons& coyotes) out PROTECT THE TURTLES &THE LOCAL ENVIRONMENT!! -more people that help conserve, preserve and restore, the more areas the turtles will have to call home