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HIS 211 - U.S. History: Reconstruction to the Present - Textbook

Chapter 4: Urbanization and Immigration

 Chapter 4: Urbanization and Immigration


  • Introduction
  • Urbanization and Its Challenges
  • The African American “Great Migration” and New European Immigration
  • Relief from the Chaos of Urban Life
  • Video: Growth, Cities, and Immigration
  • Change Reflected in Thought and Writing
  • Primary Source Reading: How the Other Half Lives
  • Assignment: How the Other Half Lives
  • Introduction
  • Political Corruption in Postbellum America
  • The Key Political Issues: Patronage, Tariffs, and Gold
  • Farmers Revolt in the Populist Era
  • Social and Labor Unrest in the 1890s
  • Video: Gilded Age Politics
  • Assignment: Social Darwinism