Many of the new immigrants worked in factories, a place where people of almost any age could perform the work., Not just men worked in the factories, but women and children worked there as well., Women held over 1 million jobs
A few of the immigrants became architects.
Many of the European immigrants, especially Russian, worked in the mines of America.
Most immigrants settled in urban areas, Most immigrants came to New York because there were a lot of job opportnities. There were a lot of different architecture., Most imigrants worked in factories or in the business of manufacturing. Life working in a factory was difficlut because not many immigrants spoke English yet, so it was hard to communicate with each other or their bosses.
Tax supported schools grew substancially and provied much better education
Many poeple lived in small apartments., Up to 35 tenements in a 25x100 plot
Poor Immigrants had no place to keep trash so it was left on the apartment floor., Advertised as very nice, but was very gross and unsanitary, Garbage pilled up in the streets and sewage was over filling. People were not safe because diseases were everywhere., Some buildings were so cramped that you were required to use an outhouse, New node
Garbage in the streets led to many deseases throughout country. 3 out of five babies in Chicago died before the age of 1
There was only one indow in one apartment out of the whole building., Infested with rats that spread disease, Tuberculosis killed thousands of people living in tenements in the late 1800s and early 1900s, Many people had cought diseases from living in tenemants because of the terrible conditions and also 3 out of 5 kids by the age of 1 had died due to disease.
Homicides tripled and people started gangs.
Jail population increased by 50%
gangs arose and the crime rate was very high. Becauuse people were poor and couldn't afford a lot of things, they to would have steal and mob to get money.
About 85% of the immigrants couldn't find a suitable job upon arrival., For the first time women were allowed to have jobs and would be paid for them. 1,000,000 women were employed.
Immigrants had an oppertunity for a new good eductaion, that was free that they couldn't get in their old country.
1st time women could have jobs.
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 denied Chinese immigrants immediate entrance to the country, and they could be detained at Angel Island for months.
The Nativists later pressured Congress into passing the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. This was the first legislation to block immigrants from a specific country.
Jail/Prison Population increased 50%
Because of the high population the discrimination was more intense
The living conditions were so crowded, causing lots of garbage and sewage causeing turberculosis