The industrial revolution offered opprotunities for many uneducated Americans and European and Chinese immigrants, and helped to rebuild the South's economy after the destruction of theirs land and main commodities after the Civil War. It caused problems because it helped to widened the gap between classes and caused many injuries and problems like long work days and poor pay. The failed attempts and unionizing because of immigrant workers caused hostility and xenophobia between workers Tanisha Webster said
Rapid and uncontrolled growth made American cities places of both exciting opportunity and severe social problems. Aftermost immigrants to America came from northern and western Europe.
Most of the New Immigrants who arrived in America were escaping from the slums and poverty of European cities. Female social workers established settlement houses to aid struggling immigrants and promote social reform.
In the late nineteenth century, secondary high school education was increasingly carried on by private schools.
Washington believed that blacks should try to achieve social equality with whites but not economic equality. Post-Civil War writers like Mark Twain and William Dean Howells turned from social realism toward fantasy and science fiction in their novels.
The new urban environment generally weakened the family but offered new opportunities for women to achieve social and economic independence. Afterthe pro-suffrage movement stressed that women should have the vote in order to improve social morality rather than because they were the equals of men.
One of the most difficult new problems generated by the rise of cities and the urban American life-style was a. Two technical developments of the late nineteenth century that contributed to the spectacular growth of American cities were a.
Among the factors driving millions of European peasants from their homeland to America were a. American food imports and religious persecution. Besides providing direct services to immigrants, the reformers of Hull House worked for general goals like a. The one immigrant group that was totally banned from America after nativist agitation was the a.
Christian Scientists and the Salvation Army c. Jews and Roman Catholics. Traditional American Protestant religion received a substantial blow from a.
Du Bois advocated a. In the late nineteenth century, American colleges and universities benefited from a. American reformers like Henry George and Edward Bellamy advocated a. Washington to provide training in agriculture and crafts DuBois and others to advance black social and economic equality Mary Baker Eddy E.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman N. New Industrial jobs and urban excitement A. Cheap American grain exports to Europe C. The cultural strangeness and poverty of southern and Eastern European immigrants D.
Social gospels ministers and settlement house workers E. Darwinism science and growing urban materialism F. Government land grants and private philanthropy G. Changes in moral and sexual attitudes I. The difficulties of family life in the industrial city J.People were moving west prior to the Civil War - your question is somewhat confusing.
American settlers in Texas engaged a war with Mexican troops in the s.
The Gold Rush in drew thousands of people west to California. In the decades post-Civil War, America moved to the city - America Moves to the City Post-Civil War introduction.
The increase in population almost doubled especially with the rush of new immigrants. The drift towards the city didn’t only affect America, it affected the Western world. With new industrial jobs, immigrants and Americans had . America Moves to the City, – PART I: REVIEWING THE CHAPTER T F Post–Civil War writers like Mark Twain and William Dean Howells turned from social realism spectacular growth of cities in America and elsewhere around the world were the a.
telegraph and the railroad. The Rise of Urban America The years of industrial expansion after the Civil War brought significant changes to American society.
The country became increasingly urban, and cities grew not only in terms of population but also in size, with skyscrapers pushing cities upward and new transportation systems extending them outward. The move to the city introduced Americans to new ways of living; country dwellers produced little household waste; in the city, goods came in throwaway bottles, boxes, bags, and cans—waste disposal was an issue new to the urban age.
The move to the city introduced Americans to new ways of living; country dwellers produced little household waste; in the city, goods came in throwaway bottles, boxes, bags, and cans—waste disposal was an issue new to the urban age.