his_125_appendix_b[1] - and treated horribly. Income played...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Similarities in the South and West Part One: Table Complete the table below by inserting two to three brief points on the social and economic similarities of the South and the West. The New South and the Western Frontier Similarities Social Both the south and west were still dealing with racism. White people were often violent to show their social dominance. There was a social division between race, and social standing. Economic Both were supplying the entire nation with goods. Both used imigrant workers to run factories. Housing for the industrial workers was substandard, and very filthy. Part Two: Summary Draw on the information from your table to write a 150- to 200-word summary explaining the major social and economic similarities that occurred in these two vastly different regions. The South and west were still dealing with racial division. Workers were poorly paid
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Unformatted text preview: and treated horribly. Income played a large part in the social standing one had within the community. Many of the workers were immigrants. White people often treated the workers very poorly, and used violence to show their dominance over the immigrants. In both the west and the south there was a large demand for natural or raw goods to create the industrial products. In the south the demand was for cotton, tobacco, and trees. The west supplied the nation with cattle, and minerals. In both locations the factories did not hire locals to produce or harvest good; instead they hired immigrants, who would work for lower wages . The areas where the workers lived were often nothing more than shacks, on narrow filthy HIS 125 streets, ligned up next to one another. There were so many unhealthy living and unsafe work conditions that in an average week over 600 workers died. HIS 125...
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