What made St. Louis a City in the 1850’s?

This lesson will allow students to identify the qualities and components of a city in the 1850’s. With the technology and information on the Virtual City Web Site, the student will have an understanding of how a major city looked in 1850. Students will also have to utilize problem solving strategies and apply them to urban complications such as industrialization, population, urbanization, disease, and the removal of animal, industrial and human waste.

After completing this lesson, students will:

Show Me Standards Social Studies 2,5,7 Goals: 1.4, 1.10, 2.1,3.1, 3.2, 3.6, 3.7, 4.2