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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 308
Professor
esthersullivan
Semester
Spring

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▯ ▯ 1/30▯ ▯ ▯eason move to open area, move away from minorities, suburbs are a desire for some people▯ ▯ minorities are just as eager to move to suburbs as whites▯ ▯ political priorities promoted sprawl. ▯ical priorities that triggered the sprawl. ▯ ▯ the housing ac of 1954t- title one- slum clearance ▯ ▯ ▯ program of reshaping american cities. funding for slum areas. the city would purchase ▯ ▯ then then the city would give that land to companies that would rebuild them. ▯ interstate high way act of 1956- ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ gave federal govt complete control of highways, they would also fund high ways. 9 out of this act was seen as vital to promoting commerce. everyone was expected to benefit from the easy of transportation.▯ growth machine- lobbyists with common interest ▯ ▯ ▯llowed upper and middle class to move to suburbs while poor were kept in city. ▯ interstate were intended for long distance travel but people used them for commuting. ▯ suburbs caused people to access the city while living out of the city. ▯ ▯ white flight - numbers moved out of cities to get away from minorities.▯ urban neighborhoods were made up of low income families. seen as slums because of poor neighborhoods and crime rates. ▯ ▯ highways went right through or along the poor neighborhoods. I-94 hurt african american ▯amilies by going through poor neighborhood. ▯ redlining, loans were not given to the low income residential areas. poor
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