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					Immigration and Urbanization
         1865-1900
              In the West
• Chinese immigration
• Nativism:
  – Dennis Kearney & Anti-Chinese Riots
  – Angel Island - CA
  – Chinese Exclusion Act
        The Rise of the City
• 1870-1920: approx 20 million immigrants
• Prior to 1890 – “old immigrants” – N / W
  Europe
• After 1890 – “new immigrants” – S / E
  Europe
• Cities expand rapidly…both vertically and
  horizontally
• Louis Sullivan
   – “Chicago School”
   – Form follows function




Guaranty Building
Buffalo, NY 1894
• Urban Transit
  –   Walking city
  –   Omnibus
  –   Cable Car
  –   Streetcar
"Amusing the Child": From The Wasp: v. 8, Jan. - June 1882
"And Still They Come!": From The Wasp: v. 5, Aug. - Dec. 1880
"Another Field of American Industry Invaded by the Chinese": From
           Harper's Weekly: Harper's Weekly, Vol. 27 1883
"At Frisco": From Harper's Weekly: Harper's Weekly, Vol.
                          24 1880
Price of Steel at Bessemer Steel Rails from
1867-1895 ($/ton)

1867- $166;
1870- $107;
1875- $69;
1880- $68;
1885- $29;
1890- $32;
1895- $32

				
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