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Transcript of Urbanization
Farms To cities
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
Effects it Had on People
Types Of Business
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
worker faced discrimination and ridicule
12 hrs a day, 6 days a week
worked in sweatshops
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.