Immigrants and Urban Challenges
By: Julianna Beckley
The middle class was the economic level between the wealthy and the poor. They built large, dignified homes that demonstrated their place in society.
What led to growth of cities?
How did the rise of industrialization and growth of cities change American Society?
What were tenements?
What problems affected American cities in the 1800s?
Pull Factors of Immigration
- Greater freedom
- Abundant land
Push Factors of Immigration
- Lack of political freedom
Similarities and Differences between German Immigrants and the Irish Immigrants
Some differences between the Irish immigrants and the German immigrants were that the Irish immigrants were leaving because they were running out of food from a potato disease and the German immigrants wanted to leave because some Germans had staged a revolution against harsh rule and other educated Germans fled to the US to escape persecution caused by their political activities. A similarity between the Germans and Irish immigrants are that they both had some sort of Catholic religion.