History of the United States (1865–1918) Essay | Essay

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19th Century City Evolving

Summary: Describes the factors that changed the American city in the second half of the 19th century.
America was going through many changes during the second half of the nineteenth century after the Civil War. From Reconstruction to industrialism these changes transformed and rebuilt America. Not only did those changes take place but also the transformation of the American city. Many factors led up to this change. Some of the main factors to change the American city was the revolution in Transportation, the water/sewer developments, and the increasing centralize administrative structures.

In the early first half of the nineteenth century the cities were very compact, many covered only about three square miles area. The rich and the poor lived very close together with the rich near the commercial center and the poor scattered. With the progress of new transportation systems such as the horse cars, Not much would change until the introduction of the steam railroads then the electric streetcars. With these new types...

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