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Decline of Rural America

After viewing the video for this discussion, of the overlapping issues:

New Atlantis. (2007). Great cities: Rise of the megalopolis [Video]. Retrieved from the Films on Demand database. "Decline of Rural America," this video discusses the formation of cities, associated changes in rural areas, and alternatives leading to higher quality of life.)

1) Describe the positive and negative impacts of the growth of mega-cities.

2) Will moving back to the country solve the social problems created by our move to the urban areas?