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Unformatted text preview: New York- restaurants and grocery store owners US and Italians divide the Italian groups between North and South Southern Italians- In Italy The Southern Italian Family Amoral Familism Honor Males vendetta Example Romeo and Juliet Females- virginity Southern Italys Religion Non-Institutional Catholic Virgin Mary, Saints also Magic Southern Italians in America Pull- Industrial Revolution 1880 Push: overpopulation, natural disasters, taxes Money? Return Migration 5 years 1880 70% 1920 10% $1 Billion Dollars Chain Migration Numbers: 7 million Location Ethnic Enclaves: Little Italys Work Padrone Sweat Shops Family Women and Children Mutual Aid Societies Mafia Yellow Press - Mafia Myth Prohibition - Al Capone Italian-Americans 20th century Blue Collar Work Skilled, still not highly educated Police, firemen, waste management, etc Italian American Today...
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