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Unformatted text preview: 1. I mmigration (sources, social and economic impact) westward, big towns and cities. Rapid growth: public health, mortality decline, birthrate increase. Black is not as high as white. High death rate, povertyMigration not a big deal at first but then contributes. I reland into northeast. 2. Nativism. Some ppl fear that immigration jeopardize natives’ rights (employment, increase the power of Catholic church, becom racially inferior) 3. Urbanization: booming of economy west _ urban growth. Main source: native famers from northeast and immigrants from Europe. 4. The Canal Age/Erie Canal. Trading increase, roads on land not enough, steamboats develop, need access directly to markets. NY first to act on Lake Erie. Gave NY access to the western market, New England eco went down 5. Lowell System: labor shortage (not enough artisans or skilled workers) then enlist young women to come and work in factories, save money then come back home. Good condition 6. Responses of workers to industrialization : strike, protest as wages decline, increase work hours 7. Commonwealth v. Hunt: Massachusetts supreme court declared unions lawful and strikes are lawful. 8. The Cult of Domesticity: women become more separated, have their own world of feminine stuff (magazine, leisure), domestic virtue....
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2010 for the course IIYTD 2A taught by Professor T during the Spring '09 term at St. Catherine.
- Spring '09
- The Land