All these strikes show that workers are unhappy and

This preview shows page 6 - 9 out of 10 pages.

- All these strikes show that workers are unhappy and theirs got to a way to make workers satisfied. 4) Most welcome new system6
- Department stores begin. Sears arrives where you can buy anything and railroad delivers it to you. - This makes most American’s happy with the new development system of departments.II. ImmigrationA)Changing patterns- Before this, mainly coming from Europe. After war you seen more immigrants from all over Europe, Italy, Checkoslevokia, etc.- After 22 million immigrants arrive.- Came to US because of land that’s unsettled, industrialized and in need of workers.- Many Europeans didn’t come to stay, only came to make enough money to return to Europe and start over again. - Everyone is coming on boats and stayed primary in Northeastern cities.- Immigrants work for less money because they don’t understand American’s economy, so the Americans feared that they would bring down the working wage.- These immigrants are seen as a racial threat; they seem unfit to be Americans. The white Angle-Saxon Protestants (middle and upper class Americans) saw these immigrants as a religion and racial threat. Religion- the immigrants were mainly Catholics or Jewish.- They also believe that these immigrants were socialist.- American’s moved to cities, we become urban. III. Urban Growth-Why?- The factories were in the cities, this seemed like a golden opportunity for those who lived on farms because of the excitement of cities and factories pay wages. - Land prices in the east were going up. And many workers were being replaced with machines.- Cities tripled in size, as they expanded, they used troiles as transportation. They used railroads to send in massive quantities of food. Cities are incredibly over crowded. - Neighborhoods were unsanitary. Factories were dumbing their waste. - After electricity arrives, people and still moving around on horses. Which shit all over the place. - Cities are filthy. - Middle and upper class citizens began to move out the city; those with means to leave get out the city. - Urban boss comes to play (neighborhood leader). He provided services to help people. - Urban boss does this because homeboy wants votes for the person he suggest. They create political machines. Use this as a business.- WM. Tweed is an example of this. Was an urban boss and become in politics eventually papers write articles and cartoons about him. Homeboy fled to Europe. (either Spain or Sweeden couldn’t hear).- Saloon became popular. These bars were only male. Workers came here after work (like a male club). They have free food if your drinking in the establishment.7
- Prostitution and broffles flourished. They tried to keep it in one area referred to as “red light district”.- One of the most famous was Storyville “Red Light District” in New Orleans.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture