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How did railroads fuel industrial growth?
Trains helped get goods and people from one place to another.
Where were many fast-growing cities located? Why?
Near waterways because it provided easy transport for goods
How did technology change city life?
Now people did not have to live in the city to work there. Technology made transportation easier
What leisure activities did city dwellers enjoy?
shopping, museum, art galleries, theater, circuses, sports
What was the key source of corruption?
spoils system - practice of rewarding political supporters with government jobs.
a system that includes most government jobs, except elected positions, the judiciary, and the military
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