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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Robert Caro
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Essay Topics

Examine Moses' impact on New York City.

1) What was the landscape like before Moses started his developments?

2) How did Moses change the landscape of New York City?

3) What is Moses' legacy?

Examine the different opinions of Moses in relation to the following groups:

1) Democrats

2) Republicans

3) The poor

4) The rich

Examine Moses' relationship with the following people:

1) Franklin Roosevelt

2) Nelson Rockefeller

3) Alfred Smith

Choose one of the following questions to answer:

1) Why did Moses not make a good politician?

2) How do people view Moses differently today to when he was alive?

3) How and why did Moses' ideologies change?

Examine the chain of command needed to build New York City in relation to the following:

1) Funding

2) Organization

3) Planning

4) Building

Examine Progressivism.

1) What is Progressivism?

2) Who were the advocates of Progressivism and how has Progressivism affected political thinking?

3) What are the strengths and weaknesses of Progressivism?

What was Moses' reaction to...

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