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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