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Reforming Urban Life

City life for immigrants and the working-class was extremely difficult at the beginning of the 20th century.  Poverty, over-work, crime, prostitution, lack of sanitation, and over-crowding were all problems.  

Today, we will examine how the MC Progressives improved urban life.

MEMORY AID: Batman and Robin Probably R City of Gotham Super Heroes.  (Building Reform, Parks & Rec, City Gov't, Settlement Houses)


< Photo by Jacob Riis.

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