After Civil War- History 6

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In 1800s many immigrants came to the U.S. in search of

better opportunities
freedom from cruel or oppressive governments
religious freedom
adventure

John D. Rockefeller

Captain of Industry, Oil

Andrew Carnegie

Captain of Industry, Steel

Cornelius Vanderbilt

Captain of Industry, Shipping and Railroad

Advertising

draw public attention to their product and service

Factors that lead to the growth of industry in the U.S.

access to raw materials and energy
available work force
new inventions
financial resources

Discrimination

unfair treatment of people based on their race or culture

ghettos

poor neighborhoods

tenements

apartment houses within the ghettos

Challenges with Tenement buildings

sanitation
disease
safety

Hull House

settlement house or community center for immigrants

Jane Addams

started the Hull House

Booker T. Washington

accepted the social separation of the races
equality through vocational education

W.E.B. DuBois

full political, civil, and social rights

Jim Crow Laws

laws to discriminate primarily against African Americans

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