Gangs of New York: The Five Points Neighborhood
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An immigrant is given the lowdown on the tough Five Points neigborhood in Civil War era New York City.

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  1. Describe the atmosphere of the Five Points neighborhood.
  2. Why would this be a tough neighborhood to grow up in?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze the political, economic, and social impact of major events in the latter half of the 20th an...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the reasons for the increase in factories and urbanization
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the economic factors that brought about rapid industrialization and urbanization.
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify selected racial, ethnic, and religious groups that settled in the United States and explain...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the relationship between urbanization and conflicts resulting from differences in religion, ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the causes and effects of migration and immigration on American society. The...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze causes and effects of events and social issues such as immigration, Social Darwinism, eugeni...

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