Immigration, Urbanization & Politics
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Where were First Wave Immigrants mostly coming from and what were the push factors?
- Irish- Potato Famine
- German- religious persecution
Where were the Second Wave immigrants mostly coming from and what were the push factors?
- Lower Europe, Catholics and Jews
- cause of religious persecution
Which act of Congress prohibited East Asia immigration?
Asian Exclusion Act of 1892
What international contract led to limitations on Japanese immigration?
Gentlemens Agreement 1907
Which act of Congress effectively ended the Second Wave of immigration?
Quota Act of 1921 & 1924
Where were most immigrants processed upon arrival on both the east and west coast?
Angel Island and Ellis Island
What was the platform of the immigration Restriction League?
To restrict southern and eastern Europeans
List the 8 states that had the largest immigration populations in 1990
- New York
What was the largest ethnic group of immigrants in 1990?
List 5 American cities that saw dramatic population growth in the late 19th Century.
- New York
What were the push factors for the beginning of the Great Migration From Southern States?
- Mechanization (loss of jobs)
- Pull factor of northern industries
What Jacob Riis book exposed the problems faced by the poor in growing cities?
How the Other Half Lives
What movement was designed to assimilate new arrivals at the turn of the century?
List 5 of the problems faced by the immigrants and the poor living in tenement housing?
What movement provided services to the poor living in tenement housing?
Social Gospel Movement
Who founded the Hull House of Chicago as the model for these settlement communities?
What was the name of New York City's Democratic political machine?
Who was the de facto of Tammany Hall?
What major reform was put into effect under Garfield?
Pendleton Civil Service Reform
What was the major political debate in the 1884 and 88 elections?
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