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The Chinese to California
The “Golden Door”
RR, then farming, mining, and domestic serv.
A response to growth of
Def: Overt favoritism
Leads to Chinese
Exclusion Act 1882
The immigration of Europeans was also
Italians, Poles, Serbs, Russians, Austr-Hung.
Jews and Catholics
Mostly to the east
Most immigrants settled in “ghettos” based on
their ethnicity or race (black)
Poor crowd together in tenement housing
Rich live in “uptown” apartments or houses
Stay out of
the city say, Better by far that I took Broadway; But I was out to enjoy the sights, There
was the Bow'ry ablaze with lights; I had one of the devil's own nights! I'll never go there
anymore. The Bow'ry, the Bow'ry! They say such things, And they do strange
things On the Bow'ry! The Bow'ry! I'll never go there anymore!
I struck a place that they called a "dive," I was in
luck to get out alive; When the policeman heard of
my woes, Saw my black eye and my batter'd
nose, "You've been held up!" said the copper
fly. "No, sir! But I've been knock'd down," said
I; Then he laugh'd, tho' I could not see why! I'll
never go there anymore!
Bill the “Butcher” of the 5 Points
SUCH AS WATER,
GAS WERE SOLD
WITH FOOD AND
Go to “Gangs of NY”
as a bribe.
Why were cities so
Cities grew so fast that
could not handle it.
closely linked with
corruption hard to
Honest Graft & Dishonest Graft
• How did people