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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?

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487-493-Draw conclusions from period advertisements about the U.S. -Describe the development of American cities in the late 19th Century.

new american cities of the 1900s
New American Cities of the 1900s
  • What conclusions can we draw about life in

American cities based on these advertisements?

    • Middle-class had disposable income to spend, so the economy was booming.
    • Focus on labor saving devices.
    • Ads catered to women
    • Consumer goods were pushed by new advertising.
    • Americans had more leisure time.
    • These goods acted as “economic multipliers”.
    • Life expectancy increased.
new american cities of the 1900s1
New American Cities of the 1900s
  • New Cities
    • Theodore Dreiser called them “Giant Magnets”.
      • Urban population increased

9-fold 1860-1920.

      • By 1900 the industrial core of

the U.S. was in the northeast

between New York and Chicago.

    • Downtown urban centers grew.
      • Atlanta’s “Five Points District”.
      • Technological advances such as

electric trolleys, lights, and elevated

railways or “Els” helped bring this

about.

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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.

new american cities of the 1900s2
New American Cities of the 1900s
  • New Cities
    • Residential suburban neighborhoods developed.
      • Short Hills, NJ
      • Designs reflected Catherine Beecher

and Harriet Beecher Stowe’s book

“American Woman’s Home” 1869.

Stowe

Beecher

new american cities of the 1900s3
New American Cities of the 1900s
  • New Cities
    • A new middle-class developed and changed lifestyle trends.
      • Residence – subdivisions or row houses…Not apartments.
      • Consumption of goods changed.
new american cities of the 1900s4
New American Cities of the 1900s
  • New Cities
    • A new middle-class developed changed lifestyle trends.
      • Department stores were created
  • Jordan Marsh
  • Lord & Taylor
  • Wanamaker & Brown
  • Marshall Field
new american cities of the 1900s5
New American Cities of the 1900s
  • New Cities
    • A new middle-class developed changed lifestyle trends.
      • Leisure activities increased.
        • Football grew

popular at Harvard

and Yale.

        • Brookline Country

Club golf.

        • Bicycles, parks and

skating clubs.

        • Baseball.
new american cities of the 1900s6
New American Cities of the 1900s
  • New Cities
    • A new middle-class developed changed lifestyle trends.
      • Leisure activities increased.
        • Entertainment via technology
new american cities of the 1900s7
New American Cities of the 1900s
  • New Cities
    • A new middle-class developed changed lifestyle trends.
      • Leisure also included an interest in music/songs:
        • Josephine in my Flying Machine - 1910
        • Bicycle Built for Two – 1893
        • The Good Ole Summertime – 1902
        • Casey Jones – 1909
        • My Merry Oldsmobile – 1904
        • Bill Bailey - 1902