The Picture the Past series looks at the many kinds of communities in America's past. Each book describes what made each community different and what children and adults did each day. Life in America's First Cities In this book, follow Americans as they move from small towns and farms to new jobs and homes in a big city. Find out how and why cities grew and how the streets looked and smelled. Visit a city apartment to learn how families made their food. Then, use a recipe to cook a real early American meal–potato soup!
Table of Contents
Towns become cities Busy streets Getting news Transportation Homes and houses Adults at work Children at work School School lessons Clothes for adults Clothes for children Getting food A simple meal How cities changed.