Encarta Photograph Dbq

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With the rapid urbanization of cities came the rapid development of new improvements with in the cities. In the Encarta photograph it shows how people have moved into tenements in large cities. The tenements in the photograph appear to have windows and fire escapes. (Document #6) Fire escapes weren’t invented until the 18th century; but where one of the many things that were put into place during the industrial revolution in order to improve the general wellbeing of the people within our society. Little things such as fire escapes and mandatory windows in all tenements improved city life drastically. In an expert from The walking man’s companion its says that, “You are surrounded, as we have constantly shown you throughout this book,
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