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APUSH-19-D-1

Use of leisure


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Urban Crisis: Disease, Crime, and Space
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant pages:
Central Park

Relevant texts:
Creating Valuable Land

Relevant transcripts:
The Most Important Park

Relevant interactive tools:
Central Park Bird's Eye View. Lithograph by Bachman (1863).
Design Element, Part 1
Design Element, Part 2
Central Park Bird's Eye View. Lithograph by Bachman (1863).
Design Element, Part 1
Design Element, Part 2

Urban Society: Central Park and Social Reform
Resource Type: Document-Based Question
This microhistory of Central Park in New York City provides students with a laboratory for learning how social reformers attempted to clean the city of its slums and promote the well-being of its residents. These tools can be applied to the study of any large city.

Railroad Ad
Resource Type: Primary Source
This Northern Pacific Railroad advertisement appeared in a 1900 issue of Harper's Weekly. The advertisement promotes travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Growth of Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Resource Type: Primary Source
This 1959 chart shows the growth in membership of women involved in the movement to prohibit the consumption of alcohol.


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