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Unit 2

Growth of industry, immigration/growth of cities and progressive era

Push Factors the conditions that push people to leave their homelands to permanently settle in a new country, for example, famine or religious persecution
Pull Factors the conditions that attract people to leave their homeland to settle in a new country, for example for freedom of speech or better jobs
Ethnic Group a group of people who share a common culture, often associated with groups of immigrants living together in the same sections of a city
Old vs. New Immigration Old were Northwestern European immigrants- earlier 1800s New were Southern and Eastern Europeans and Asian immigrants-later 1800s
Assimilation the process of becoming part of another culture, immigrant children often found it easier to adapt to a new culture and customs that did adult immigrants
Growth of cites grew fast in the 1800s due to industrialization and the flood of immigrants who took up residence- men came looking for jobs
Purpose of skyscrapers they were built due to the lack of space in downtown city areas
19th Amendment August 1920- the amendment to the constitution that gave women the right to vote
Suffragist a person who campaigned for womens right to vote such as: Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Alice Paul
How were Populists and Progressives similar? both parties supported reforms in the late 1800s and early 1900's such as an income tax concerned with public interest
Name and Describe the Progressive Amendments 16th- gave Congress the power to impose an income tax; 17th- called for the direct election of senators to Congress
Created by: alexmarsh0822



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