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Industrial Rev, Immigration, Child Labor, Unions- Progressives

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Transcript of Industrial Rev, Immigration, Child Labor, Unions- Progressives

Industrial Revolution
leads to Progressive Era Immigration on Rise- Push/Pull factors Unions Child Labor during Industrial Rev. People who move from one country to live in another Immigrants: •Assimilation – when a minority group gradually adopts the customs and attitudes of the prevailing culture •Tenements apartment-like slums that were overcrowded, dirty and oftentimes had no windows, heat, or indoor bathrooms. (Sometimes 8 or more families share a bathroom). Where did they live? What happened to their culture? The American Dream Many people talk of the “American Dream.” It means the desire to achieve what is best in American life.
What do you think the American Dream is?
Fame? Fortune? Freedom? ……
push factor – condition that drives people from their homeland pull factor – condition that attracts people to move to a new area Do Now: Make a list of reasons why people emigrate from one country to another, then label each reason as either a “push” or “pull” factor. Angel Island,
California- Asian immigrants entry point Ellis Island, New York
European immigrants
entry point the workforce The UPCOMING NOTES wIll be your answer to EQ # 2 Immigrate: To come to a country
Emigrate: To leave a country •Assimilation – when a minority group gradually adopts the customs and attitudes of the prevailing culture
Photo
Analyis
Activity of the Factories/ Sweatshops, Coal Mines
Steel Mills, Railroads and other forms of Industries Go to Timeline on Child labor
reforms:
http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/laborctr/child_labor/about/us_history.html
What is Child Labor?
Child labor is work that harms children or keeps them from attending school. Around the world and in the U. S., growing gaps between rich and poor in recent decades have forced millions of young children out of school and into work.
Names to Note on Progress Reforms in Child Labor
Photo Journalists:
* Lewis Hine---- Shame of the Nation
*Jacob Riis---- How the Other Half Lives
* Creation of National Child Labor Committee- forms in 1904 to end Child Labor.
National Law protecting children took effect in 1938 Child Labor Today
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