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History 110 2/13/07 The Immagrant City I. Consequences of Industrialization 1.) Century of Immigration Labor force that fuels the industrial revolution Immigration to the United States 1830-1860 – 4.7 million to the US 1860-1890 – 10 million… 1890-1920 – 18.8 million… 2.) Urbanization Cities: central places in the new economy U.S. Population: percent urban 1860: 20% 1910: 40% 1920: 51% -Improved transportation technology (especially the shift from sail to steam) facilitated global migration. -Global migration of labor was both consequence and the condition for Americas surge in
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Unformatted text preview: industrialization.-Immigrants were the labor supply that fueled industrialization-Individual Choices- (personal and familial exercises in freedom) steered all of these immigrants.-New York was the gateway through which most immigrants arrived; several million decided to stay.-Immigrant neighborhoods took on the quality of cities within the city.-Immigrants shaped the social life and landscape of the city in ways that are evident a century later.-Immigrant neighborhoods: fortress or prison ?-...
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