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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Changing America: Industrialization, Urbanization and Leisure

One of the most consistent themes throughout the history of the United States is change. During the latter half of the 19th century, American underwent a tremendous transformation, evident in the rise of an industrialized, urban society. Technology had an important transformational impact and contributed to growing urbanization. Immigration and migration filled the cities and while many problems associated with urbanization emerged, people sought out leisure activities to fill time made free by technological innovations.

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Kevin Murphy


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