- Is Davenport, Iowa, an urban area or a rural area? Use evidence from the map to support your answer.
- Compare and contrast this map to the map of Chicago, Illinois, in 1857. How are the roads and buildings the same, and how are they different?
- How do the landforms affect the layout of the streets in Davenport? For example, look for the tallest tree-covered hills and see how the street layout pattern changes.
Wellge, H., "Davenport, Ia.," 1888. Courtesy of Library of Congress