A New Wave of Immigration
A New Wave of Immigration
The Growth of Cities
Critical Thinking
City Life
100
These aid organizations offered immigrants help in cases of sickness and death.
What are benevolent societies?
100
Most immigrants traveled in these where the cabins were hot, cramped, and foul-smelling.
What is steerage?
100
Cultural activities shared by many people.
What is mass culture?
100
Major innovations and changes cities used to respond to the resulting overcrowding.
What are skyscrapers, mass transit, suburbs?
100
Opened the Hull House in Chicago.
Who is Jane Addams?
200
Location in Europe many of the "old immigrants" hailed from.
What is western/northern Europe?
200
Americans who believed that the United States should not allow so many immigrants into the country.
Who are nativists?
200
Public transportation designed for many passengers. Elevated trains is an example.
What is mass transit?
200
Problems resulted from the overcrowding in city tenements.
What are unsanitary conditions, diseases, high death rates especially for children, fires, and crime?
200
City governments built these to improve city sanitation.
What are water purification systems?
300
Percentage of new immigrants not allowed into Ellis Island.
What is 2%?
300
Banned Chinese people from immigrating to the United States for 10 years.
What is the Chinese Exclusion Act?
300
The steel industry brought this main change to American architecture.
What are skyscrapers?
300
Requirement placed on immigrants from China.
What is Chinese people whose fathers were U.S. citizens were allowed to immigrate to the U.S.?
300
His exhibit of photographs and maps helped get the New York State Tenement House Act passed.
Who is Lawrence Veiller?
400
The industry most closely associated with the term “sweatshops”?
What is the clothing industry?
400
Poorly built, overcrowded apartment buildings.
What are tenements?
400
Residential neighborhoods outside of downtown.
What are suburbs?
400
Why did so many people want to immigrate to the United States?
What are job opportunities, land, religious freedoms, and chance at a new start in life?
400
Main cause of pollution in Pittsburgh.
What is smoke from steel mills?
500
The main processing center for immigrants from Mexico.
What is El Paso, Texas?
500
Came from southern and eastern Europe.
Who are new immigrants?
500
He designed Central Park in New York City.
Who is Frederick Law Olmsted?
500
Ways mass culture developed in the United States during the late 1800s?
What are newspaper publishing, department stores, World Fair, public entertainment became more widely available?
500
Became famous for exposing the horrible conditions in NYC tenements.
Who is Jacob Riis?
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