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Early railroads and canals


History as Destiny: The Case of New York City
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant interactive tools:
Cities as "Transportation Breaks"
Cities as "Transportation Breaks"

Moot Court: Central Park on Trial
Resource Type: Classroom Simulation
This simulation, a moot court, engages students in social and moral reform. By exploring how nineteeth-century social and political elites dispossessed various groups such as African Americans in order to build Central Park, students will understand how the present-day problems of gentrification and urban renewal have their roots in nineteeth-century reform.

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