amh2020 1.30.08 - Nothing is a melting pot. Old immagrants...

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Carnegey Rockefeller and 2 others Myth of the self made man Bottom to top… rags to riches Social Darwinism. The strongest are the captains of industry. 2 key people Herbert Spencer and William graham Sumter Roles along with Supply and demand. Self made man Social Darwinism Supply and Demand- justifying the status quo Gospel of wealth Wages and working conditions. Boom and bust cycles 478-79 AFL and knights of labor Terence Powderly 489 To big a boom Adjusting to a new environment
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Why did cities grow? Sources of Jobs Perceived escape from the dreary life as a farmer Centers for innovation Cities are lands of contrast
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Unformatted text preview: Nothing is a melting pot. Old immagrants (prior to 1880’s British isles/germany/western Europe Wasps / Protestants Educated New Immagrants (after1880s) Southern & eastern Europe Italians, Slavs, ZGreeks, Poles Catholics, Jews Religious & Ethnic Diversity Uneducated Pull factors 1. The promise of Good Wages 2. The broad range of Jobs 3. Freedom Push factors: 1. Overpopulation 2. Crop failures 3. Famine 4. Religious persecution 5. Industrial depression in European cities Suburb-rich Tenement- poor Greater class divisions, social impact...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course AMH 2020 taught by Professor Michelleadams during the Spring '06 term at University of Central Florida.

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