American urbanization and new york city


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American urbanization and new york city

  1. 1. American Urbanization and New York City<br />By Roderick Presley<br />
  2. 2. Episode 3 sunshine & shadow<br />Rich and Poor of New York<br />The Rich<br />New York was the richest city in America.<br />There were many prominent and wealthy people who resided in New York.<br />The Poor<br />There were many of people living in poverty in New York.<br />
  3. 3. Episode 3 sunshine & shadow<br />Pre Civil War:<br />Before the Civil War New York was a land that was ruled by the English or Nativist.<br />Post Civil War:<br />After the Civil War New York became more of a new America. Great wealth was created by discoveries such as oil, railroad, stock exchange.<br />Industrialization hit and New York City was based on greed and making money.<br />
  4. 4. Episode 3 sunshine & shadow<br />New York was full of corruption.<br />Boss Tweedand Tammany Hall<br />Had a shrewd grasp<br />Offered comfort and voice system of the new voters such as Irish immigrants.<br />When someone needed help Tammany Hall was right there to help.<br />Boss Tweed even though he did good things for the people also stole money from the people.<br />
  5. 5. Episode 3 sunshine & shadow<br />In 1873 New York went through a Great Depression.<br />In the Depression many suffered.<br />JP Morgan came in and by 1882 ended the depression by bringing in a managed competition and doing things such as buying railroads (Morganizing).<br />Not long after the depression ended came the Brooklyn bridge.<br />
  6. 6. Episode 6: city of tomorrow, 1929-1941<br />New York would be in the contemporary area a place of a titanic contest between the highway and city block, a commuter suburb which would tear the city apart.<br />City Hall, Central Park, and the Brooklyn Bridge were some of the things of New York around through good and bad times and New York’s biggest accomplishments.<br />Became the cultural and economic place in the world.<br />
  7. 7. Episode 6: city of tomorrow, 1929-1941<br />Near 1900 New York’s population reached to seven million people.<br />From 1919 to 1929 a dream city was made on the island of Manhattan with buildings fifty stories high<br />Around the Depression era in New York the city was ready for change thanks to Robert Moses and Mayor Guardia and changed New York by doing things such as creating parks.<br />
  8. 8. A Merger that Puts New York on Top<br />New York was once in the 19th and 20th centuries the cultural and economic center of the world’s most influential nation.<br />The digital internet might be a serious challenge to the economic power of New York.<br />
  9. 9. Immigrants & Cities<br />Large mass migration from Europe and into the New World<br />The Mass Migration into the New World was from 1870-1914<br />Many of the Immigrants migrating during this time were not English, Scottish, or anyone from the first migration long ago. Instead they are more from Southern or Eastern Europe.<br />Canada and Argentina were other countries to receive large migration.<br />
  10. 10. Immigrant & Cities<br />Many migrated into the New World through steamships.<br />Industrialization supported the Mass Migration because workers were needed in factories and other labor jobs.<br />Many of the Europeans did not intend to stay into the New World but rather earn enough to go back to their old country.<br />Due to their dark-skin features and their different values many of the immigrants during the Trans-Atlantic migration threatened and angered many of the Natives living in America.<br />
  11. 11. Immigrants & Cities<br />Many of the newer immigrants were disliked because of their habit to return to their homeland and their search for wage work instead of farmland.<br />If immigrants were to migrate for agriculture they were most likely to stay in the New World, but for labor work most likely to migrate back.<br />In 1914 with World War I going on the Transatlantic Migration was put to a stop and did not continue.<br />
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