The Urban Game Five Points New York City Immigration Industrialization


Grade Levels
6th – 9th
Social Studies – History, U.S. History
Resource Type
Activities, Games
Formats Included
9 pages 45 slides

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With this activity, students will literally visualize the changes that came to Five Points in New York City in the late 1800s. Styled like the classic Urban Game, students will add in details to a map of Five Points to see the changes that took place. They will learn about Omnibuses, organ grinders, the major immigrants to five points, dumbbell tenements, street vendors. and much more! Students will also learn about the Chinese Exclusion Act and Tammany Hall.

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  • A PowerPoint Version (editable)
  • A PDF Version (not editable)
  • A Google Doc Version (provided on the front page by a link to make your own copy for editing)

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