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American Model

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New York City in the 1900s
Summer 2012 American History Mr. Joel Cindy, Carlos

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Location – New York City in the 1900s

New York City is located on one of the world’s largest natural harbors with access to the Atlantic Ocean
The Erie Canal connects the port of New York City with the interior of the country

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Jobs – New York City in the 1900s

Subway worker

Construction

Garment worker

Financial Trader

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Goods – New York City in the 1900s

Transportation

Clothing & Fashion

Entertainment

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Culture – New York City in the 1900s

Central Park

Coney Island

Tenement districts

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Religion – New York City in the 1900s

New York City’s diversity is reflected in its religious institutions
America’s Freedom of Religion allows immigrants to observe their practices openly and freely without fear of punishment

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Government – New York City in the 1900s

New York City’s progressive government provides for its citizens through an improved water supply and a new underground transit system

President Theodore Roosevelt is leveling the field by regulating big business and improving the quality of life for all Americans through the Food and Drug Act

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Population – New York City in the 1900s

According to the 1900 census, New York City is the largest city in America with close to 3.5 million residents—and it will continue to grow every year due to the immigration point of entry on Ellis Island

The city greatly expanded its presence and citizenry by incorporating the outer boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island in 1898

There are nearly 500,000 people per square mile in the Lower East Side—the most dense and diverse place on the planet

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