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__________________ : tall building with many floors supported by a lightweight steel frame - 1 st : Chicago 1885: nine stories tall Elevators make a skyscraper convenient & intriguing ELF. Apartment buildings begin to spring up all over cities

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Life in cities will change

  • __________________ : tall building with many floors supported by a lightweight steel frame

    • - 1st: Chicago 1885: nine stories tall

    • Elevators make a skyscraper convenient & intriguing ELF

  • Apartment buildings begin to spring up all over cities

    • Hot water, heat, kitchens, flushing toilets, telephones

    • 1880s: electric lighting & appliances

    • Elevators invented

    • Cities begin to run out of room for expansion

    • Building up versus building out

  • Moving People:

  • - Traffic begins to become a problem in cities

  • - Trolleys from center of cities outward

  • - This creates the first suburbs

_____________: residential area on or near the outskirts of a city

- Steam-driven passenger trains on overhead tracks

- Subways

- Bridges

Life In Cities Will Change

  • _______________ : large retail store offering a variety of goods organized in separate departments

    • Macy’s: 9 story department store – clothes, furniture, jewelry, window-shopping

  • Sports

  • A way to escape the pressures of work & city life

  • __________________ : most popular sport in the nation (first played in NY)

  • 1870s: many cities have pro team

  • _________________ : Grew out of European soccer (U.S. played since 1700s)

  • No helmets, little skill (1908 = 33 college player died from injuries)

  • ________________________ : 1890s starts at the YMCA

  • _________________ : Young Men’s Christian Association

  • Wanted a sport that could be played indoors in winter

  • 2 bushel baskets to gym walls

  • Soccer ball thrown into baskets

  • Parks could offer open land to calm busy,

  • crowded city dwellers (Central Park)

  • Zoos & gardens

  • green grass and trees

Shows:

- Symphonies, operas – usually reserved for the _________

- __________: variety show that included comedians, song & dance routines, acrobats - Provided “breakout”

- Opportunities to immigrants/ talent

  • NOW we’ve set the scene for…

  • Cleaner cities & better living conditions

  • ______________________activities

  • An educational awareness of other classes

  • An improved _____________________system

  • A platform for _________________________________

  • ______________________:

  • New kind of music with a lively, rhythmic sound

    • Scott Joplin – “Maple Leaf Rag”

    • John Philip Sousa – “____________________”


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