Chapter 13.7 Fragmented Governmet

Cities traditionally grew through annexation.

Annexation

Annexation is the process of legally adding land area to a city. Because annexation was huge back in the mid-eighteen hundreds, cities grew in a major way back then.

Metropolitan Government

Metropolitans were created to strengthen fragmented governments. There are two types of Metropolitans - Federations, and Consolidations of City and Country Development
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