This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Robert Moses - He begins as an idealistic youth right out of college with dreams to develop roads, bridges and parks in New York and to reform the system and rid it of corruption. He soon discovers that in order to succeed and accomplish things, he needs power.
Bella Moses - She supports her son financially for most of her life. She is one of the social do-gooders involved in promoting settlement houses to minister to the flood of Jewish immigrants fleeing the pogroms in Russia and Europe and pouring into...
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