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Tenement AWFUL living conditions for those who had not other place to live. Small, dark, overcrowded apts. Where as many as 3 out of 4 city dwellers lived.
Political Machine UNOFFICIAL plitical group made to gaind and keep power. Why? Cities grew faster than city governments were able to handle. (Cities are not planned, they evolve...)
Tammany Hall NY democratic political machine. Fulfilled needs in exchange for votes. Led by George Plunkitt and Irish immigrant.
Jacob Riis Journalist. Opened America's eyes to the deplorable living conditions in tenements slums of NYC.
Created by: Igroc