487-493 -Draw conclusions from period advertisements about the U.S. -Describe the development of American cities in the late 19 th Century. Quiz:. New American Cities of the 1900s. What conclusions can we draw about life in American cities based on these advertisements?
487-493-Draw conclusions from period advertisements about the U.S. -Describe the development of American cities in the late 19th Century.
American cities based on these advertisements?
the U.S. was in the northeast
between New York and Chicago.
electric trolleys, lights, and elevated
railways or “Els” helped bring this
By 1900, most major cities had begun attempting a reorganization
of their clogged transportation systems. Here, in 1897 Philadelphia, horse-drawn wagons and carriages competed with an electric trolley system and pedestrians on a cobblestone street.
and Harriet Beecher Stowe’s book
“American Woman’s Home” 1869.
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