Lecture 6-Urban America

Lecture 6-Urban America - Lecture 6: Urban America Recap:...

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Lecture 6: Urban America Recap : slavery, reconstruction, and segregation Deep divides Reconstruction brought positive advances However, it became painful I. Immigration and Urbanization a. Cities are growing at enormous rates b. Small towns have negatives because there everyone knows each other business c. Mulberry Street: very busy, 5-6 story building, II. Growth a. Natural increase a.i. High death rate because there are many diseases b. Migration from farms b.i. Mostly white b.ii. Sailing into cities: masses came though Ellis Island III. Why did people come? a. All different types of ethnicities are coming to America b. Some came permanently or some came for the attent to return, just wanted to make some money IV. Who Came? a. What types? a.i. Mostly young men then changed a.ii. They wanted to make money first then send back for the rest of the family a.iii. Jews could not go back and came in families because they were being persecuted b. What classes? b.i.
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