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history - age of the city

history - age of the city

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Henry bowers

Self educated lawyers obsessed with hatred of catholics

Jacob Riis

Danish immigrant and New York newspaper reporter and photographer

Theodore Dreiser

Wrote "sister Carrie"

Louis Sullivan

Greatest figure in early development of skyscraper

Horace Greeley

Said "we all cannot live in cities, yet nearly all seem determined to do so"

Tenements

Used to describe slum dwellings

Street Arabs

Homeless kids on streets

Honest gaft

Machines would make them money

William tweed

Most famous corrupt city boss

Great Atlantic and pacific tea company

Created network of grocery stores

National consumers league

Founded by Florence Kelly

Ethnic communities

Communities formed within cities

Sears Roebuck

Mail order merchandise

Frank Lloyd wright

Added flair to skyscrapers

William Jennings Brian

Democrat running for president

John Mitchell

One of the first civil rights leaders

George White Bill

Anti- lynching

Booker T. Washington

President of united mine workers