In the 1920s, a number of factors caused the burgeoning suburbs of many cities to experience enormous population increases. As cities grew during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, they became increasingly unpleasant places to live, due to widespread economic and industrial development, waves of immigrants perceived as undesirable, and inadequate or nonexistent social services. The development of streetcar lines and the expansion of automobile ownership to the middle class... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2020. 2p.