Grade 11

Assembly line workers inside the Ford Motor Company factory at Dearborn, Michigan
An Age of Realism

Experience the realities of a changing nation.

Looking down a long, dark, back alley



In the last half of the 1800s, thousands of urban poor people, many who were immigrants, lived in overcrowded and unsafe tenement buildings. This article describes how tenements came into being and were eventually phased out.

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