Geography of US and Canada

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Geography of US and Canada Video Questions The Promised Land Episode 3: Standing at the Crossroads 1. What/where was Bronzeville and how did it serve as an “Ethnic Enclave Economy” -The new world was Bronzeville, Chicago; nations greatest black entertainment was on this site. 2. How did the Chicago Defender empower Chicago’s Black community? -It spoke for black Americans. They could be journalists. 3. What were the opportunities provided to new immigrants by industry and unions? How was this different from the South? -Work was guaranteed. There were black stores and black communities. Chicago was desperate for labor. The money was better than picking cotton. Regular factory work; working class. You had to join the union. Strong black leadership in the union. In the south, they had to put up with everything that went on; now they have a union to protect them. 4. How did housing in Chicago reflect “de facto” Segregation? -Over-crowded slum. Families of 5-6 had to live in one-two rooms and share the same
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2010 for the course GEO 600-201010 taught by Professor Christopherpost during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.

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