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  1. Urbanization and Immigration • Rise of the Cities • City Problems • The Golden Age of Immigration • The Government Reaction • Female Immigrants • Nativism

  2. Elisha Otis

  3. San Francisco Streetcar

  4. NYC Subway being built

  5. Brooklyn Bridge-1883

  6. Problems of Industrialization

  7. Tenement House

  8. Slum Housing

  9. Immigration

  10. Immigration

  11. The Old Immigrants • Northern and Western Europe

  12. The Old Immigrants • Northern and Western Europe

  13. The Old Immigrants • Northern and Western Europe • Protestant

  14. The Old Immigrants • Northern and Western Europe • Protestant • English or other Germanic languages

  15. The Old Immigrants • Northern and Western Europe • Protestant • English or other Germanic languages • Fair-skinned

  16. The Old Immigrants • Northern and Western Europe • Protestant • English or other Germanic languages • Fair-skinned • Generally well-educated

  17. The Old Immigrants • Northern and Western Europe • Protestant • English or other Germanic languages • Fair-skinned • Generally well-educated • Financially stable

  18. The “New” Immigrants • Eastern and Southern Europe and Asia

  19. The “New” Immigrants • Eastern and Southern Europe and Asia • Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish

  20. The “New” Immigrants • Eastern and Southern Europe and Asia • Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish • “Foreign” languages

  21. The “New” Immigrants • Eastern and Southern Europe and Asia • Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish • “Foreign” languages • Dark-complected

  22. The “New” Immigrants • Eastern and Southern Europe and Asia • Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish • “Foreign” languages • Dark-complected • Generally illiterate

  23. The “New” Immigrants • Eastern and Southern Europe and Asia • Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish • “Foreign” languages • Dark-complected • Generally illiterate • Financially destitute

  24. Who wanted the new immigrants?

  25. Who wanted the new immigrants? • Industrialists

  26. Who wanted the new immigrants? • Industrialists • Railroads

  27. Who wanted the new immigrants? • Industrialists • Railroads • States

  28. Who wanted the new immigrants? • Industrialists • Railroads • States • Steamship lines

  29. Nativism

  30. Nativism • American Protective Association (1887)

  31. Nativism • American Protective Association (1887) • Organized Labor

  32. Nativism • American Protective Association (1887) • Organized Labor • 1882-First Immigration Restrictions

  33. Nativism • American Protective Association (1887) • Organized Labor • 1882-First Immigration Restrictions • -banned poor; criminals; convicts

  34. Nativism • American Protective Association (1887) • Organized Labor • 1882-First Immigration Restrictions • -banned poor; criminals; convicts • Later added other “undesirables” to list

  35. Nativism • American Protective Association (1887) • Organized Labor • 1882-First Immigration Restrictions • -banned poor; criminals; convicts • Later added other “undesirables” to list • 1882-Chinese Exclusionary Act

  36. Nativism • American Protective Association (1887) • Organized Labor • 1882-First Immigration Restrictions • -banned poor; criminals; convicts • Later added other “undesirables” to list • 1882-Chinese Exclusionary Act • 1921-Emergency Quota Act

  37. Nativism • American Protective Association (1887) • Organized Labor • 1882-First Immigration Restrictions • -banned poor; criminals; convicts • Later added other “undesirables” to list • 1882-Chinese Exclusionary Act • 1921-Emergency Quota Act • 1924- Immigration Act of 1924