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chpt 5

chapter 5 vocab

1. "new" immigrant poor, catholic, or Jewish immigrants who were unskilled and were more likley to end up in cities
2. steerage the worst accomidations on a ship immigrants traveled on
3. Ellis Island where immigrants came into the U.S. off the coast of New York
4. Angel Island filtered out the Chinese immigrants
5. Americanization helped newcomers to the U.S. learn English, American dress, and diet
6. "melting pot" many different cultures from many different nations blended together into one culture
7. nativism the belief that native-born white Americans were superior to newcomers
8. Chinese Exclusion Act prohibited immigration by Chinese laborers limited the civil rights of Chinese immigrants in the U.S.
9. urbinization the number of cities and the people in them increased dramitically
10. rural-to-urban migrants people who moved from farms to cities to work in factories
11. skyscrapers ten-story and higher buildings
12. mass transit publicsystems that could carry large numbers of people fairly inexpensivley
13. tenements low cost multifamily housing designed to squeeze as many families together as possible
14. conspicuous consumerism people waned and bought many new products on the market
15. mass culture household things, toys, and food preferences were often the same from house to house
16. vaudville meledy of musical drama, songs, and off-color comedy
17. suburb houses built in the cleaner parts of town
18. Gilded Age what is considered the last few decades of the nineteenth century
Created by: kaymoon