Chicago Freedom Movement

This project is about the Chicago Freedom Movement, led by Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement.

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 […]

Italian Immigrants in Progressive Era Boston

Italian immigrants emigration to the United States affected Americans, especially in Boston. The racial and ethnic prejudices and discrimination by American and Bostonian society, was a factor in the Sacco-Vanzetti Case that proved monumental in Italian ethnic relations in the United States in the twentieth century. How the press handled and covered these Italian ethnic relations and the case was a major factor in the development of the racial and ethnic tensions at that time.

Sewers and Urban Planning in Boston

Though private citizens and companies built the early sewers of Boston the infrastructure was changed and expanded in the late 1800s with the development of the Metropolitan Sewerage Commission.

The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority

In 1894, Boston was authorized to build the first subway system in the United States, a pivotal undertaking in terms of public transportation. [1] For over a century mass public transportation in Boston changed, shifting from the private, financially unstable Boston Elevated Railway Company to the modernized, publicly funded, popular, Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority. This shift from […]