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Chicago’s 1893 World’s Fair: The Frontier and the Future
American Historian Frederick Jackson Turner
John Gast, “Spirit of the Frontier,” 1872
Building the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair
Manufactures and Liberal Arts Center, Chicago World’s Fair, 1893
The “Water Gate” entryway to the Fair
View of the “White City” of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair
Electric fans on display; electric passenger train circles the grounds
Electric lighting illuminates the “White City”
“The Great Fire at Chicago,” 1871 “Chinatown,” Wasp (S.F.), 1882
Immigrant marketplace, Manhattan, New York, ca. 1890
World’s Fair Exhibition Promenade
Chicago, ca. 1890
Polish tenements, Chicago, ca. 1890
Children playing near dead horse, Chicago, ca. 1890
Police raid a railroad laborers’ meeting at Turner Hall, Chicago, 1877
Haymarket Square “Riot,” Chicago, 1886
View of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair
The Age of the City. Urbanization MigrationImmigrationAssimilationExclusion American Protective Association Immigration Restriction League.
Big Business and Labor terms Part 2 Samuel Gompers American Federation of Labor (AFL) Eugene V. Debs Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Mary.
The American Promise: A History of the United States Fourth Edition CHAPTER 19 The City and Its Workers 1870–1900 Copyright © 2009 by Bedford/St. Martin’s.
15-2 The Problems of Urbanization. The People Why was the group drawn to cities in the Northeast and Midwest? 1. Immigrants Cities were cheaper and more.
VUS.8a Manufacturing Centers. Immigrants in the United States Chinese helped build the Transcontinental RR Slavs, Italians, Poles worked in coalmines.
Many Paths to Reform New Perspectives on the Progressive Era.
Immigration. What is an immigrant? Where do they come from? Before Northern and Western Europe *Ireland *Germany Moved to farms with families Late.
Labor Conditions, Unions, and Urbanization. Labor Conditions Labor Conditions in the Late 1800’s and Early 1900’s were terrible. Most workers worked
The Challenges of Urbanization Ch Immigrants settle in cities Most immigrants to the U.S. in the late 19 th c. lived in cities -Cheap and convenient.
Ch INDUSTRIAL WORKERS. hour days, 6 days/week Fired at any time, for any reason Many lost their jobs during business downturns Or.
Industrialization created large C.I.T.I.E.S. Chapter 1: An Age More Golden than Gilded?
LAISSEZ FAIRE Sherman Anti-Trust Act, 1890 Conspicuous Consumption Gilded Age Knights of Labor, 1869 Great Railroad Strike of 1877 Homestead Strike, 1892.
Ch.7 section 2 The Challenges of Urbanization. Urban Opportunities Rapid urbanization occurred as a result of the technological boom in the 19 th century.
Challenges of Urbanization. Urbanization: Growth of Cities Most immigrants move into city areas –Cheapest and convenient Offered unskilled labor jobs.
Changes in the American City I.Aspects of Society and Social Issues II.Technological changes III.Politics in the City.
The Highs and Lows of the Gilded Age. The High Points Innovation Triumph of Industrial Capitalism Establishment of Colleges and Universities Railroad.
The Haymarket Riot (1886) Sabrina Salvi, Sabrina Spillari, John Massa.
Gilded Age. Cities expanded to sizes never seen before, masses of workers swarmed the streets, skyscrapers reached to the sky and electric lights banished.
IRISH IMMIGRATION AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY (EARLY 1900s) Between 1820 and million Irish immigrants came to the United States. In the 1840s Irish.
STUSH CH MOVING TO THE CITY. THE RISE OF CITIES: URBAN 1. Immigrants played a huge role in City growth. In NYC, Detroit, and Chicago immigrants.
The Transcontinental Railroad (1869). Purpose of the Transcontinental Railroad ► Businesses Get money by transporting goods and people.
Andrew Carnegie John D. Rockefeller J.P. Morgan. Andrew Carnegie ( ) A Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American.
THE GILDED AGE. Background What does “gilded” mean? – Thin gold coating – Term coined by Mark Twain – U.S. Society/Politics looked shiny on the outside,
The Fair Chicago’s First World’s Fair The Columbian Exposition of 1893.
INDUSTRIALIZATION. And the problems that result…
Labor. Review: Causes of Ind. Rev. Large supply of natural resources (forest = lumber, whale blubber = oil/fuel) Large population, increase of immigrants.
Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the best art museums in the world. The museum is in Manhattan.
Welcome to... A Game of X’s and O’s
New York City!. Manhattan is the main island of New York.
Realizing the Dream America in the early 1890’s. Potential Fulfilled In the 1890’s, America was coming of age. Cities like Chicago and New York were taking.
P OLITICAL C ARTOON A NALYSIS 1. What groups of people are represented in this cartoon? 2. What point was the artist trying to make?
Ch.14; Sect. 3 STD: 2.4. Grim working conditions in many industries led workers to form unions and stage labor strikes.
Urban Opportunities Rapid urbanization: growth of cities Immigrants Settle in Cities ○ Most immigrants became city dwellers because cities were the.
Recap Period 6 Chapters 16, 17, 18, and beginning of 19.
What is the difference between Equality of opportunity Equality of outcome How would you define equality?
Chapter 19 The Industrial Age Essential Question How did technological advances change people’s lives and affect businesses?
WORKING CONDITIONS LABOR UNREST Formation of Labor Unions.
The Challenges of Urbanization Urban Opportunities Urban Problems Reformers Mobilize.
Characteristics of Urbanization During the Gilded Age 1.Megalopolis 2.Mass Transit 3.Economic and social opportunities 4.Pronounced class distinctions.
Imperialism is the quest to build an empire. Economic, political, or military may be used.
Progressive Era 1890s to the 1920s. Progressive Era The Progressive Era in the United States was a period of reform which lasted from the 1890s to the.
Ch. 20, Section 3 Life in Cities. Urban Problems Jacob Riis – he was a journalist and photographer best known for his book “How the Other Half Lives”
CHAPTER 14 LECTURE OUTLINE THE CHANGING STRUCTURE OF THE CITY Human Geography by Malinowski & Kaplan Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Permission.
This photograph was taken by Jacob Riis, a Danish immigrant who is perhaps the most famous of all late 19 th c. photographers in America. Riis served.
Chicago: Nature’s Metropolis. The Erie Canal opened the West in 1830s via the Mohawk River Valley.
Accelerate- to increase in speed Clinic- place where people receive medical treatment, often free or at a small fee. Urbanization- is a rapid growth.
The “Terrible Seventies” Lecture Outline: feliciaviator.com/history7B/schedule or bcourses Now Playing: Rusty York & the Kentucky Mountain Boys, “Over.
Do Now: Identify and describe 5 positive and 5 negative features that appear in modern cities today.
Gilded Age Urbanization “Sunshine & Shadow”. How and why did INDUSTRIALIZATION lead to URBANIZATION?
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