Chicago’s Influence on Jazz Music

Jazz music began in New Orleans, Louisiana. The musical genre has roots in European traditions, blues, and ragtime. It also derives from work songs sung by slaves on southern plantations. Jazz was not a popular musical genre until the 20th century when African Americans moved to Chicago during the Great Migration to escape the Jim […]

The Creation of Early Childhood Intervention

Influences to the Creation of Early Childhood Intervention in Chicago Early Child Intervention began in the 1870s, when Americans began to open free child care centers for the poor.  They did this as a means to save the impoverished children from falling into the same patterns of misfortunate as their parents. The centers were places […]