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Teaching The Underside Of Urban Life

The Underside Of Urban Life

Lights, trolleys, skyscrapers, romance, action. These were among the first words to enter the minds of Americans when contemplating the new urban lifestyle. While American cities allowed many middle- and upper-class Americans to live a glamorous lifestyle, this was simply a fantasy to many poorer urban dwellers.

USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What was life like for those who lived in the cities in the late 1800s?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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