The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Part 1, Chapter 1 Lines of Succession | Part 1, Chapter 2 Robert Moses at Yale

• Robert Moses is born on December 18, 1888, to Bella and Emanuel Moses.

• In 1905, Moses enrolls at Yale. He is two years younger than his classmates.

Part 1, Chapter 3 Home Away from Home | Part 2, Chapter 4 Burning

• Moses enrolls at Oxford University in England.

• Moses reveals his ambition to work in public service and writes his PhD thesis on British public service.

• Moses obtains a PhD from Columbia so he can qualify for public service work with the Bureau of Municipal Research.

• Moses begins his career with the Bureau of Municipal Research. Their goal is to clean up the government.

• Moses earns a position at the Municipal Civil Service Commission.

Part 2, Chapter 5 Age of Optimism | Part 3, Chapter 6 Curriculum Changes

• James Moskowitz asks Moses for ideas and he tells them they should reform the efficiency rating system.

• Moses is given a desk...

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