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Learning Adventures in Citizenship
Episode 6: City of Tomorrow
City of Action City of the Future The New Deal
The Great Depression
City of Action
City of the Future
The Great Depression
The New Deal Harlem Riot of 1935
Harlem Riot of 1935
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Imagine you live in New York City during the 1930s. You stand among other unemployed people left jobless by the Great Depression. While waiting to be hired, you read the headlines: a new mayor promises to fight corruption; Queens will host the World's Fair; and racial inequality threatens to destroy the city from within. Click on the posters to learn more about the dramatic events that are taking place around you.


The History: An Overview
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