Immigration and Industrialization

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Immigration
and
Industrialization
Smart Start: Group Response
1. Why do people choose to come to
America? (4)
2. What are some reasons as to why people
emigrate(leave) a country and then
immigrate (enter) into another? (4)
3. What are some struggles people face once
they enter “the land of the free”? (4)
“You have to live in someone
else’s homeland”
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As you listen to Ms. Wachowski read the
poem, close your eyes and imagine what
you would feel like. And if you can,
imagine what your ancestors felt as they
entered the America.
Political Cartoons
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“Statue of liberty” and “New Arrivals”
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How does your group interpret the
cartoons?
Write response on white board
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“Statue of Liberty” New Page
Citizenship: WHY?
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What myths are still held about
immigration today? (Article)
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Take quiz on immigration today.
BIG IDEA FOLDABLE
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You will need to create a replica of the
foldable on page 581 or put it into a chart
like we did for Chapter 19.
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Be ready to discuss your findings!
“New” Immigrants
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1870-1920 20 million new immigrants
Eastern Europe – Religion and land
China – jobs, opportunities, war
Japan – jobs/Westernize
Caribbean – jobs/conflict
Mexican – escape and farming
Page 588-589 “New Americans”
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRTHd
C7k4uY&feature=related
Primary Sources (4)
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Read through each primary source of those
who entered America from 1870-1900’s.
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Record what you learned about their
journey and what hardships, adjustments,
etc they had to endure to come to America.
Pushed from home and Pulled to
America
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Many emigrated(What does this mean?)
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Find and point where it located in Chapter 20
section 1
Journey to the land of plenty
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Read journey to America
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What was it like?
How would you have handled the journey to
America?
What was the first thing immigrants saw
upon their enter to America on the Eastern
Coast?
Was it a warm welcoming?
Trip here
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Steam Ship
Ellis Island – Europeans
Angel Island – Asians
Settled in Ethnic communities
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like home
Same Language
So, now you have been allowed
access to the land of plenty, now
what?
Anti – Immigrant feelings take
place
Fight for same jobs
 Immigrants worked for lower wages
 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act – ban
immigration of ONLY Chinese
 Nativism Movement=Only
those born here
are true American and
everyone else should blend in (assimilate)
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Two View Points
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Page 586
How do the view of yesterday compare to
that of those today?
Why do you think people feel this way?
What struggles does America still face in
dealing with herself?
Summary of Foldable: Section
Two
What is meant by Urbanization?
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Read growth of cities with table groups
Stop at Cities in Crisis
Be ready to report back to the class on
findings
Urbanization
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Growth of cities
Most immigrants settled in cities
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Jobs
Cheaper to live
Cities became
overcrowded
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Immigrants
African Americans
Women
So what was life like?
Life in the City
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Tenement
Dumb bell Apartment
Row Houses
Water
Fire
Sanitation
Social Reform
Social reform to help the poor
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Clinics
YMCA
Assistance from settlement houses
(medical care, playgrounds, nurseries,
libraries, classes in English, art, crafts, etc)
Jane Addams – forms the Hull House in
Chicago to help immigrants – she is a
social reformer
Middle Class
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Suburbs
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Luxury: hot water, running water, indoor
toilets, electricity, etc.
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Leisure time: listen to music, art, literature,
sports, etc.
Upper Class
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Gilded Age (Covered in thin layer of gold)
Enormous mansions
Huge estates
Parties and dinners (Vanderbilt: cost of 1
party in 1883= $75,000. Today’s cost= 1.3
mil.)
1-2% pop. But control almost everything
(governt, politics, economy, etc)
Let’s make it better
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Spoils System/Patronage – giving of jobs
to friends not based on ability
Civil Service – government jobs – in this
time period were given based on patronage
– start to see a need for reform and base
these jobs on merit/ability
Cities are changing
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Building up (skyscrapers)
Bridges (Brooklyn and Eads )
Street cars, Trolleys, and cable cars
Subways
Use of asphalt to pave streets
Education, culture, and recreation
Class Summary: Section Three
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Stop
America’s changing
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Education: by 1914 most states required
some schooling for children (80% ages 517 in elem. And secondary schools)
“National Progress” = education
Public education emerges (girls attended
more than boys)
“Progressive Education” = hands-on
approach (character, citizenship,
application to real life)
America’s changing con’t
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Colleges and Universities= pop up
Women began to attend colleges (Vassar,
Smith, Wellesley, etc
Minorities (African Americans) attend
college
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Booker T Washington(Tuskegee Institute)
George Washington Carver(invented shaving
cream, plastics, synthetic rubber, paper, items
dealing with the peanut, etc)
What was life like? Page 599
Reading, Literature, Art, and
Music impact
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Libraries
Daily newspapers
Magazines
Painting=realism= Describe the lives of real
people, places, events, etc
Music=Jazz, ragtime, etc
Literature (Realism and Regionalism)
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Vaudeville
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pElRiV
Q7FXQ&feature=related
Think Pair Share
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America has often been referred to as a big
melting pot
Define melting pot
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32l3sTF
RFX8&feature=related
Perspective is changing:
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Recently, America has modified the
melting pot idea and has began talking
about being a salad bowl
Define Salad Bowl
What do you think America is?
Think Pair Share
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"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe
free, The wretched refuse of your teeming
shore. Send these, the homeless, tempesttossed to me. I lift my lamp beside the
golden door.“
What does this mean?
Where is it written?
Does it still apply today?
On-Line Activity
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http://www.history.com/content/ellis-island
www.graphicwitness.org/ group/harper.htm
www.ci.austin.tx.us/ mueller/redevelop.htm
www.historylink.org/ WA_output.cfm?file_id=5702
www.glasgowguide.co.uk/.../ Tenement.htm
www.cmsu.edu/cj/boss.htm
www.english.uiuc.edu/.../ a_f/angel/natale.htm
image.sl.nsw.gov.au/ bcp/060/06086r.jpg

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