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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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