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01_29_2008[1] - Notes (Problems of the City) General...

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Notes – (Problems of the City) General Introduction NY City is a condensed world and walking through it was like walking through Europe o This created challenges with industrial work and began revolutions in it o Immigrants created many problems Population problems o U.S. women are most prolific (plentiful) of other nationalities (they produce the most babies) o Protestant women: generally have 1.5 to 2 children now o Most of the people were immigrants and these immigrants had far more children (insurance policy for later life as well as way to bring wages in, and no contraceptives (birth control – pills or condoms)) Important Questions Who? o Chinese, Bohemians (German-speaking Czechs), Hungarians, Jews (Poles, Russians, Germans), Irish, Italians, Germans, African-Americans (immigrants from South), Poles, and Russians o The food smells and tastes funny to non-immigrants o Most early immigrants were protestants and the later ones were Catholics and Jews who speak less English
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