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Children's Nonfiction Colonial & Revolutionary Periods

Early City Life

by (author) Bobbie Kalman

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Mar 1991
Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Customs, Traditions, Anthropology, City & Town Life
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 1991
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  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Mar 1991
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4


Topics covered; The reasons why towns grew into cities: location, transportation, availability of goods and services Cities offered their residents protection, shelter, communication systems, health care, education, jobs and business opportunities City success stories City government Protection against fire and crime Building and maintaining roads Homes of the rich and the poor Water, light and heat Church, charity and education The excitement of many cultures living together The post office and newspapers City transportation: taxis and trolleys City jobs: the professions, factory workers, street peddlars and entertainers, domestic servants Banking and business Merchants and inventors City problems The pleasures of city life

About the author

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