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Chapter 19 immigration and urban growth
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Conditions that drive people from their homes.
Conditions that attract immigrants to a new area.
Pride in one's own country; devotion to the cause of your nation.
Organized attacks on Jewish villages
Airless rooms below the deck of a ship that packed immigrants.
The receiving station for most immigrants from Europe.
The receiving station for most immigrants from Asia.
Process of becoming part of another culture.
Process of holding on to older traditions while adapting to a new culture.
Americans who sought to limit immigration and preserve the country for white, native-born Protestants.
Chinese Exclusion Act
Prevented Chinese Laborers (workers) from entering the U.S. Also, no Chinese person leaving the U.S. could come back.
The movement of people from farms to cities by the late 1880's
Small, crowded city apartments where immigrants lived. Often had no windows, heat or indoor bathrooms.
A community center that offered services to the poor. The most famous was Hull House in Chicago.
Founded and ran Hull House settlement house in Chicago.
A Tall Building with many floors supported by a lightweight steel frame.
News reporting, often biased or untrue, that relies on sensational stories and headlines.
Created the first modern, mass circulation newspaper, The World. He slashed prices and added comics.
William Randolph Hearst
Created The Journal to rival The World. His newspaper presented scandals, crime stories and gossip. Offered less news and more scandal.
A person who opposes all forms of government.
Requirement that children attend school up to a certain age.
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