First American Cities In The 20th Century

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The people that lived in the cities were only two cities that claimed population of over a million people were London and Paris. By the turn of the 20th century, New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia in the United States along with Berlin, Tokyo, St. Petersburg and Moscow, Buenos Aires, and Osaka had reached or were fast approaching that mark. Also, massive metropolitan areas around the world towns and cities of all different sizes, from industrial cities to trading centers and county seats also expanded. The conditions were as followed New York became the first American city to reach a million inhabitants, followed by Chicago, and Philadelphia in 1890. Towns and cities attracted both rich and poor seeking more opportunity's. Overpopulation

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