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Tracy Singleton

on 21 March 2014

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Transcript of Urbanization

Farms To cities
Living Conditions
urban workers moved into houses especially for them by mills and factories.
middle class residents who moved to the suburbs left empty buildings.
poorly built tenements with no piped water or sanitation
buildings were overcrowded with many families and no ventilation
this lead to high disease and crime rates

Positive effect
Negative effects
Children working
Effects it Had on People
Working families
Types Of Business
Women Working
many more job opportunities
housing was in walking distance to the factories
changing class structure since people started making more money

Area that one ethnic or racial group dominated

Immigrants choose to live there because of the comfort of being around the same culture

Other ghettos isolated themselves because of the threats of whites

This lead to destructive covenant

The growth of the city meant more pressure on city officials to improve police, fire protection, transportation, sewage, electricity, and health care.

increase revenue gave city government more power

Two classes clashed
New immigrants and workers

Upper class and Middle class

industrial work:
worker faced discrimination and ridicule
12 hrs a day, 6 days a week
worked in sweatshops

overcrowded conditions
poor sanitation lead to animals having diseases
illness quickly spread through packed communities
* produced more goods that farms once made
*machines replaced manual labor
* The need for famer product declined because the factories made the product fastier and better.
every family member had to work in some type of way
children left school at the age of 12 or 13 to start working
families in need would rely on private charities.
they were taken out of school at the age 12 or 13 to begin working in factories for long hours.
around the late 1800's children made up more than 5% of industrial labor force.
laboring in factories or mines was very unhealthy because it threatened growing children.
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