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Immigration and Urbanization 1865-1900. In the West. Chinese immigration Nativism: Dennis Kearney & Anti-Chinese Riots Angel Island - CA Chinese Exclusion Act. The Rise of the City. 1870-1920: approx 20 million immigrants Prior to 1890 – “old immigrants” – N / W Europe

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in the west
In the West
  • Chinese immigration
  • Nativism:
    • Dennis Kearney & Anti-Chinese Riots
    • Angel Island - CA
    • Chinese Exclusion Act
the rise of the city
The Rise of the City
  • 1870-1920: approx 20 million immigrants
  • Prior to 1890 – “old immigrants” – N / W Europe
  • After 1890 – “new immigrants” – S / E Europe
  • Cities expand rapidly…both vertically and horizontally
slide5
Louis Sullivan
    • “Chicago School”
    • Form follows function

Guaranty Building

Buffalo, NY 1894

slide7
Urban Transit
    • Walking city
    • Omnibus
    • Cable Car
    • Streetcar
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"Another Field of American Industry Invaded by the Chinese": From Harper's Weekly: Harper's Weekly, Vol. 27 1883
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Price of Steel at Bessemer Steel Rails from

1867-1895 ($/ton)

1867- $166;

1870- $107;

1875- $69;

1880- $68;

1885- $29;

1890- $32;

1895- $32