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Vocabulary

Chapter 5

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new immigrant europeans who arrived to the U.S. between 1890 and 1920
steerage accomidations make for the poor immigrants on the boat to america
ellis island island off the coast of New York that was an immigration processing station, it was pretty and mostly for europeans
angel island immigration processing station in the San Francisco Bay that was for asian immigrants, it looked like a prision
"melting pot" when people of different nationalities come together to form one culture
nativism the belif that native-born americans were superior to others
chinese exclusion act Act passed that didnt allpy and chinese people into the united states
urbanization expantion of cities or an increase in people living in a city
rural-to-urban migrant a person who moves from a farm to the city
skyscraper tall building
mass transit public transportation systems
suburb residential area surrounding cities
tenement multistory buildings set up like appartments to house multiple families
gilded age it was the post-Reconstruction age according to Mark Twain
conspicuous consumerism purchasing goods to impress another person
vaudevil a type of show like dancing, singing, or comedy
mass culture similar culture patterns in a society
americanism when the immigrants had to learn about the U.S., they had to learn stuff like the government
Created by: ashley3450