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Immigration Vocab

Urbanization Growth of cities resulting from industrialization.
Tenement An apartment building that is usually run-down and overcrowded.
Slum A neighborhood with overcrowded and dangerous housing.
Social Gospel A movement aimed at improving the lives of the poor.
Jane Adams An American film, television, and theater actress.
Hull House Founded in 1889, a model for other settlement houses of the time.
Ellis Island The first stop in the United States for most immigrants coming from Europe.
Melting Pot A place where cultures blend.
Assimilation The process of blending into society.
Angel Island The first stop in the United States for most immigrants coming from Asia.
Chinese Exclusion Act Enacted in 1882, this law banned Chinese immigration for 10 years.
Plessy vs. Ferguson An 1896 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that separation of the races in public accommodations was legal.
Booker T. Washington An African- American educator, author, orator, and advisor to President of the U.S.
Mass Culture A common culture experienced by large numbers of people.
Department Store A store that sells everything from clothing to furniture to hardware.
Mail- Order Catalogs A publication that contains pictures and descriptions of items so that people can order by mail.
Leisure Free time
Ragtime A blend of African- American songs and European musical forms.
Steamship A ship that is propelled by a steam engine.
Steerage The part of a ship providing accommodations for passengers with the cheapest tickets.
Statue of Liberty A large statue symbolizing liberty on Liberty Island in New York Bay.
Detainee A person held in custody especially for political reasons.
Ticket Office An office where tickets are sold especially for entertainment or travel accommodations.
Money Exchange An establishment that exchanges common currencies, sells money orders or cashiers checks.
Kissing Pot Pots which get fused together during firing.
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