who: owners and workers
what: private businesses exist to grow profits for owners.
when: at all times
why: for owners to gain more profit
who: Herbert Spencer proposed the idea
what: the adapted ideas of Darwin's biological theory of natural selection and evolution
who: immigrants from
what: the newer immigrants
who: immigrants and USA
what: an island that received immigrants
where: New York, USA
who:immigrants lived in them
what: poorly built apartments buildings that housed poor immigrants.
where: usually walking distance from factories, also on poor neighborhoods
why: so that the immigrants could live near there work, and live in some sort of house
immigration restriction league
A Nativist group who wanted to restrict immigration into the U.S. to certain groups they deemed desirable. Because of them congress passed a bill in 1897 requiring a literacy test for immigrants.
boom and bust
a type of cycle experienced by an economy where there are alternating periods of economic growth and shrinkage. During booms an economy will see an increase of production GDP. During busts an economy will see a decrease in production and an increase in unemployment
new technology that helped in efficiency and luxury of the new time