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chap.7 S.S. Vocab

Tenement An apartment that is usually overcrowded and run down.
Ellis Island The first stop for immigrants coming from Europe.
Angel Island The first stop for immigrants coming from Asia.
Steamship An engine vessel powered by steam.
Steerage Lowest part of the ship for the poor.
Statue of Liberty A statue for freedom in New York Harbor.
Kissing Post Where families would meet each others.
Jane Addams founded Chicago's Hull house.
Hull House A model for other settlements.
Melting Pot Or a place where cultures blend.
Chinese Exclusion Act It banned Chinese Immigrants for ten years.
Mail-Order Catolog Including pictures and descriptions and merchandise.
Vaudeville For an example featured a mixture of song,dance,and comedy.
Ragtime A blend of African American song and Europeans musical forms.
William Randolph Hearst Owner of the New York Morning Journal were fierce competitors.
Joseph Pulitzer Owner of the New York World.
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