This Neighborhood or Slum? Snapshots of Five Points: 1827-1867 lesson plan also includes:
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How has your local neighborhood changed throughout recent history? Young researchers evaluate census data, images, and primary source descriptions describing the living situation in the antebellum Five Points neighborhood. They consider the historical context, immigrant population, and the portrayal of their neighborhood. Analysis worksheets, articles, and primary source documents are all included; just look to the blue links at the right side of the document.