Progressive Era - Paul Sardias Progressive Era During the...

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Paul Sardiñas Progressive Era During the Progressive era a massive influx of people poured into New York City, setting the stage for phenomenal growth. The new migrants stretched the city’s carrying capacity to its limits and the waves of immigrants continued to pour onto its shores. Immigrants came from all over the world and brought with them a wide Varity of languages, religions, nationalities, and cultures. During this period, New York City also became home to migrants from other parts of the US, creating an internal demographic shift. Rural-to-urban migration and out-migration from the South began to greatly impact American cities. The speed, the intensity, and sheer volume of the migration overwhelmed New Your City’s resources. There was difficulty obtaining even the most fundamental necessities. In parts of the city, basic goods were either grossly overpriced, of inferior quality, or inadequate supply. During a period when American farmers were experiencing declining crop prices, food
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