Newsies: Santa Fe
American History → Industrial Revolution → The Role of Transportation
Jack sings a song in which he laments his lot as a poor young man in New York City and dreams of a new life in Santa Fe, a place he can reach simply by boarding a train.
Public Discussion Questions
What does Jack have against life in New York City?
Why does Jack want to go to Santa Fe?
How does Jack's dream reflect common American ideas on the West?
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