Chapter 18: Society and Politics in the Glided Age - America\u2019s Move to town Explosive Urban Growth \u25cf Buildings grew upward \u25cf Growth expanded

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America’s Move to town Explosive Urban Growth Buildings grew upward Growth expanded outward Many immigrants cause more buildings Transportation upgrades to (from horses to railcars to electricity) Cities Emerge w/ population Sanitation Filth Animal waste Slums Dirty water Open sewage Trash would end up in piles on the street 3 out 5 children wouldn’t make it to 1st birthday because of diseases In NY, 40,000 die of disease Joseph Warry Started sanitation Jacob Riece America’s Pull Jobs Available 2nd Industrial Rev. Ellis Island (Europe) 5,000 a day would come to get processed Nativist Response American Protective Association (APA) 1900 Immigration Restriction Chinese Exclusion ACt of 1882 would go on every 10 years until WW2 Angel Island California (Asians) Social Darwinism Govt. impedes progress Less control - Republican Reform Darwinism Govt. agent of progress More control - Democratic Gilded Age (Mark Twain)
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