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Why Study the City?
Colonial Times to the Early 1800s
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activities areas became began building capital capitalist cause CBDs central cities century city government city's close communities competition complex concentration continued corporations costs created cultural demand dependence districts dominant economic effects example expanding fact factories families federal force functions groups growing growth housing human ideas immigrants improve increased industrial interests labor land living mainly manufacturing Marxism mass merchants metropolis metropolitan middle class million monopoly monopoly capital moved movement natural needs neighborhoods organized people's percent places planning political poor population possible problems production profits programs progress promote railroad raised reformers regions relations rising ruling rural settlement social society space specialized streets struggle suburban suburbs tended tion towns trade transportation turn unions United upper urban wealth workers working-class York