Chapter 8 Section 1

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Chapter 8 Section 1
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Science and Urban Life
• Booming population of big cities called for
technology advances
• Built up (I.E. Skyscrapers)
• Skyscrapers (Steel structure and elevators
allowed for this invention)
• 1890-1891 Louis Sullivan builds Wainwright
building in St. Louis
• Electric Transit (Subways – underground and
El Trains – built above ground)
• Connected suburbs to city
• Suburbs grew rapidly
• Bridges brought sections of cities together
• Planned parks in cities guaranteed areas for
families
• Olmsted and Vaux create Central Park in 1857
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• Olmsted also did landscaping or St. Louis,
Boston and Washington D.C.
• Wilbur and Wright invent aircraft and go on
first flight in 1903, craft called Kitty Hawk
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• 1888 Kodak camera invented
• Before could not take picture of moving object
and had to develop film immediately
1st Kodak
1st plastic bodied Kodak
Chapter 8 Section 1 Quiz
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1.) What was the main reason cities needed
technology to advance?
a.) Their buildings were outdated
b.) They were not able to compete with foreign
competition
c.) There was a population boom
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2.) What type of structures or buildings was
invented to save space?
a.) Shopping Centers
b.) Skyscrapers
c.) Underground Centers
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7.) Who created Central Park and landscaped
Boston, St. Louis and Washingtion D.C.
a.) Olmstead
b.) Wainwright
c.) Bessemer
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3.) What was the name of the first skyscraper?
a.) Murrah Building
b.) The Sears Tower
c.) Wainwright Building
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8.) What was the name of the first aircraft?
a.) Black Hawk
b.) Tiger Hawk
c.) Kitty Hawk
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4.) What is the name of a transit system that
runs underground?
a.) El Train
b.) Subway
c.) Union Pacific transit system
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9.) Who piloted and flew in the first airplane
flight?
a.) Will Rogers and Wiley Post
b.) Wilbur and Wright
c.) Olmstead and Vaux
5.) What is the name of a transit system that
was built above ground?
a.) El Train
b.) Central Transit System
c.) Subway
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6.) Name one reason why the suburbs grew
rapidly?
a.) Mass transit systems connected them to the
city
b.) Skyscrapers made more space
c.) Farming was the best way to make a living
10.) What year was the Kodak camera
invented?
a.) 1788
b.) 1888
c.) 1889

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