History 141 Urbanization

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History 141 Urbanization

  1. 1. Urbanization<br />
  2. 2. New York…the unrivaled capital?<br /><ul><li>Silicon Valley: Cisco Systems, Intel, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Microsoft
  3. 3. Yahoo.com
  4. 4. Amazon.com</li></ul>Erie Canal<br /><ul><li>Telephone
  5. 5. Television
  6. 6. Motion pictures</li></ul>West coast meets East coast<br />
  7. 7. The Rise of Great and Greater Cities<br />Paris<br />Brazil: Sao Paulo<br />Shanghai<br />Moscow<br />Dubai<br />The United States:<br />New York, Chicago,<br />and Los Angeles<br />Tokyo<br />India: Mumbai,<br />Bangalore,<br />and Hyderabad<br />London<br />Beijing<br />Seoul, Singapore,<br />and Hong Kong<br />
  8. 8. Manifest Destiny<br /><ul><li>During 1800s until the 1900s pioneers were heading West to the new land.
  9. 9. The white settlers were surprised to see “settlers” already inhabiting the land…Indians!
  10. 10. In 1830, the US gov’t decided to confine the Indians to reservations.
  11. 11. Indians that were unrelenting to move or adapt (assimilation) were slaughtered.</li></ul>CONQUERING the WEST<br />
  12. 12. The Great Transatlantic Migrations<br />Between 1870 and 1914 the United States began to receive the largest amount of foreigners it had ever received…over 23 million!!!<br />Irish<br />German<br />Italian<br />
  13. 13. NegroAmerica?<br /><ul><li>Post WWI brought hope to Black America with the promise of sharecropping: a system of agriculture in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crop produced on the land (e.g., 50% of the crop).
  14. 14. Post war efforts were thwarted by white America who saw the changes as a threat. This began a period of segregation and violence as blacks fought back.
  15. 15. The Garvey Movement: An urge to convince those of African descent to move back to Africa; led by Marcus Garvey Jr.</li></ul>sharecropping<br />Marcus Mosiah Garvey<br />RACE RIOTS of 1917 - 19<br />
  16. 16. Foreign Policy<br />100 cities account for 30% of the world’s economy, and almost all of its innovation!<br />A new category of “mega city” is emerging around the world…the “knowledge city!”<br />“knowledge city”: A city that has been purposefully designed to encourage the nurturing of collective knowledge.<br />Knowledge cities: London, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Paris, Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Moscow, India, Beijing, Brazil, Tokyo, Seoul<br />
  17. 17. Foreign Policy<br />Where next for Uncle Sam?<br />

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