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Immigration and Urbanization  (1865-1914) By: Tiffany, Elysia,  Margaret & Kelsey
Urbanization  and  Immigration's  positive Effect  on  American  Culture
The New Immigrants <ul><ul><li>Southern and Eastern European immigrant arrived in the United States in great amounts betwe...
The Push and Pull Factors <ul><li>push:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Immigrants fled from religious persecution, wars, political...
The Immigrant Experience <ul><li>long voyage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>steamships were safer and faster to cross the Atlantic ...
Immigrants Assimilate into Society <ul><li>“ melting pot” </li></ul><ul><li>some city populations had more than 40% foreig...
 
Technological Cities <ul><li>Mass transit  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electric trolley and subway  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eleva...
Overcrowded and Poor <ul><li>housing conditions deteriorated  </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrants lived in tenements </li></ul><u...
Cultural Changes <ul><li>conspicuous consumerism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>sale methods change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>depa...
PRIMARY SOURCE Primary Source
Works Citied  “ Ellis Island.”  Nps.gov.  7 September 2008. National Park Service. 10 May 2009.    	< http://www.nps.gov/e...
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  • Picture From: Lapsansky-Werner, Emma J., Peter B. Levy, Randy Roberts, Alan Taylor. United States History. Boston, Massachusetts: Pearson Education, Inc, 2008.
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    1. 1. Immigration and Urbanization (1865-1914) By: Tiffany, Elysia, Margaret & Kelsey
    2. 2. Urbanization and Immigration's positive Effect on American Culture
    3. 3. The New Immigrants <ul><ul><li>Southern and Eastern European immigrant arrived in the United States in great amounts between 1880 and 1920 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Often unskilled, poor, Catholic or Jewish, and likely to settle in cites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Italy, Greece, Poland, Hungary, and Russia </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. The Push and Pull Factors <ul><li>push: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Immigrants fled from religious persecution, wars, political revolt, and land reform </li></ul></ul><ul><li>pull: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plentiful land and employment, recruited for work </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. The Immigrant Experience <ul><li>long voyage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>steamships were safer and faster to cross the Atlantic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>most traveled in steerage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>arrival </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New York Harbor: Ellis Island </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>San Francisco Bay: Angel Island </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Immigrants Assimilate into Society <ul><li>“ melting pot” </li></ul><ul><li>some city populations had more than 40% foreign born </li></ul><ul><li>most new immigrants stayed in cities, close to industrial jobs in factories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ghettoes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Americanized programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>faced hostility and competition among natives </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. Technological Cities <ul><li>Mass transit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electric trolley and subway </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Elevators </li></ul><ul><li>Skyscrapers </li></ul><ul><li>Central heating </li></ul>
    8. 9. Overcrowded and Poor <ul><li>housing conditions deteriorated </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrants lived in tenements </li></ul><ul><li>crime </li></ul><ul><li>poor sanitation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cholera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Germ Theory </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. Cultural Changes <ul><li>conspicuous consumerism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>sale methods change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>department stores </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>brand names </li></ul></ul><ul><li>mass culture </li></ul><ul><li>education increased </li></ul><ul><ul><li>training for urban careers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>new forms of entertainment </li></ul>
    10. 11. PRIMARY SOURCE Primary Source
    11. 12. Works Citied “ Ellis Island.” Nps.gov. 7 September 2008. National Park Service. 10 May 2009.   < http://www.nps.gov/elis/ >. &quot;Jacob Riis: How the Other Half Lives (1890).&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 7 May 2009. <http://www.americanhistory.abc- clio.com/Eras/Display.aspx?entryid=247735&storyid=1187766&issublink=true& pagetypeid=0>. Lapsansky-Werner, Emma J., Peter B. Levy, Randy Roberts, Alan Taylor. United States History. Boston, Massachusetts: Peason Education, Inc, 2008. &quot;Public Health.&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 7 May 2009. <http://www.americanhistory.abc- clio.com/Search/Display.aspx?categoryid=27&entryid=442107&searchtext=publ ic+health&type=simple&option=all>. &quot;Shame of the Cities, 1860-1900 (Overview).&quot; American History . 2009. ABC-CLIO. 7 May 2009. <http://www.americanhistory.abc clio.com/Eras/Display.aspx?categoryid=41&entryid=1187766&searchtext=sham e+of+the+cities&type=simple&option=all&filterid=>.  
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