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Term applies to southern and eastern European immigrants that came to American cities in the 1890's.
Immigration processing station in the San Francisco Bay for Asian immigrants.
Agreement when Japan agreed to curb the number of workers coming to the US and in exchange Roosevelt agreed to allow the wives of the Japenese men already living in the US to join them
the founder of Hull House, which provided English lessons for immigrants, daycares, and child care classes
William Marcy Tweed
N.Y. political boss (did not hold a political office) controlled the Democratic political machine known as Tammany Hall; Stole $200 million form New York City
U.S. political party formed in 1892 representing mainly farmers, favoring free coinage of silver and government control of railroads and other monopolies
immigrants who came to the US before the 1880s; ,mostly from Great Britain, Germany, Ireland and Scandinavia; most were Protestant
organization that focused on spreading God's word and solving social problems
A test given to persons to prove they can read and write before being allowed to register to vote
Process of assimilating immigrants into American culture by teaching English, American history, and citizenship
Newspaper cartoonist who produced satirical cartoons, he invented "Uncle Sam" and came up with the elephant and the donkey for the political parties. He nearly brought down Boss Tweed.
Immigration processing center that open in New York Harbor in 1892
Chinese Exclusion Act
(1882) Denied any additional Chinese laborers to enter the country while allowing students and merchants to immigrate.
a center in an underprivileged area that provides community services
Movement led by Washington Gladden - taught religion and human dignity would help the middle class over come problems of industrialization
social and educational organization for farmers
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