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SS chapt 9

New York: A National Leader

urban People who live in a city
rural The countryside including farms, small villages, and unsettled land
tenements A crowded, poorly maintained apartment building
sweatshop A factory where workers are paid low wages and work in unheathly conditions
Grand Central Terminal Large train station built in New York
Ellis Island Island in New York Bay; served in immigration center from 1892 to 1954
Polonia A Polish neighborhood in Buffalo formed in Broadway and Fillmore Avenue
Adirondack Mountains Mountain range in northeastern New York
Corneiius Vanderbilt Businessperson who began the New York Central Railroad
George Eastman Inventor of a new kind of film that made it easier to take photographs
Jacob Riis A newspaper reporter who wrote about and took photographs of immigrants to show that their living conditions needed to be improved
Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi French sculptor who designed who designed the Statue of Liberty
Created by: dianne12