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The Gilded Age
This era known as the
A gilded object is made of cheap metal, but coated in a thin layer of gold.
Think of the candy gold coins…
The USA seemed perfect from the outside, but was actually full of many problems.Slide3
People moved to the cities for factory jobs.
Created neighborhoods of same culture/country
Typical Big City Street (Early 1900s)Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaSlide5
Tenements above Crowded Streets-What are the buildings missing?Slide6
Families lived in cheap apartments called
Tenements had many problems
No heat, windows, indoor bathrooms
Often filled with diseases
Why would anyone be willing to live here?
Inside a tenement-What kind of conditions these people are living in.-What are a few things that are missing?Slide8
New York City tenement (1890)Slide9
Tenements above Crowded Streets-What are the white lines?Slide10
New York City tenement (1912)Slide11
New York City tenement (1890)Slide12
New York City tenement (1889)Slide13
Tenement neighborhood of New York City (1890)Slide14
New York City tenement (1888)Slide15
New York City tenement
Educated people, such as doctors and lawyers, moved their families to the
The suburbs were the outer edges of the cities.
Neighborhoods were much cleaner and safer.
Houses had hot water, indoor plumbing, and electricity.Slide17
Most people worked in the city but lived outside in the suburbsWhy would they choose to live here?Slide18
ealthiest families lived in large mansions in the cities.
Often they had second houses in the country.
ich people bought expensive artwork and gave fancy parties.Slide19
Breakers, the Vanderbilt mansion, in Newport, RISlide20
Carnegie Mansion in New York CitySlide21
Kykuit , the Rockefeller mansion, in New YorkSlide22
Forest Hill, the Rockefeller Mansion, in Cleveland, OHSlide23
Vanderbilt Mansion in New YorkSlide24
Fair Lane, the Ford Mansion, in MichiganSlide25
Vanderbilt Mansion in New York CitySlide26
Lyndhurst, the Gould Mansion, in New YorkSlide27Slide28Slide29Slide30