|'A perfect wilderness of foulness' Why were the cities so
'Were the rich just as likely to catch diseases as the poor?'
|'Thinks' and 'Steps' 1-3. This leads
to an essay assignment that concentrates on the need for good
structure and lots supporting facts. If you are British you
might use Spartacus to find out about your town in the 19th
You can use the resource links to do some research of your
Minds and Machines Chapter 5
||This BBC Flash animation
demonstrates some of the problems associated with urban
|Dr. John Snow (see Learning Curve activity
2 and the 'find out more' section) was responsible for
identifying the link between cholera and water supplies.
university site (UCLA) includes similar maps as those
used by Snow in 1859.