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-Designed to assimilate people of wide-ranging cultures into the dominant culture
-Sponsered by the government and concerned citizens
-Volantary programs such as schools taught immigrants skills they needed to gain citizenship (English literacy, American history and government)
Transportation systems designed to transport large numbers of people along fixed routes
Community centers in slum nerighborhoods that provided assistance to people in the area, especially immigrants
One of the most influencial members of the movement who was one of the founders of the Hull House- settlement house in Chicago
How was the issue of housing and poverty fixed?
-Social Gospel Movement
How was the issue of sanitation fixed?
-Sewer lines were developed
-Developed new departments to improve sanitation concerns
-Chlorination: a method of purifying water by mixing it with chlorine
How was the issue of fires resolved?
-Wood was replaced with brick, stone, or conrete as the primary building material to reduce the risk of fire
-Paid fire department (Cincinnati)
-Automatic fire sprinkler invented
Tenements were community centers that provided assistance to the urban poor. True/False
-Settlement houses were community centers that provided assistance to the urban poor, not tenements.
Urbanization is a term that describes the growth of farming regions. True/False
-Urbanization is a term that describes the growth of cities
Why did immigrants want to come to America- what oppurtunities were they offered?
-Cities were the cheapest and most convenient places to live
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