Part 1: Post a Response


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Part 1: Post a Response

Each region (North, South, West) of the United States experienced the era of Industrialization (1865–1920) differently, with different issues and groups at the forefront.

Choose one of the following groups in the American Industrial Era (1865-1920):

  1. New European immigrants in the east
  2. African Americans in the “new south”
  3. Asian immigrants in the west

Then, in a full paragraph or two:

  • Identify the main challenges facing this group during these industrial years.
  • Describe at least one specific example that illustrates such challenge(s) and how the group dealt with it.
  • Suggest lessons for our own time, such as positive or effective ways for some group today to deal with society's barriers as well as the inevitable challenges of economic change.
  • Identify the source(s) where you read about the group and its challenges.

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School: UCLA




American Industrial Era



The industrial era in America had both benefits and disadvantages. Different groups
faced different challenges. This paper, therefore, seeks to explore the African American
group in the new south during this industrial period and examine the challenges they faced.
New south benefited a lot from industrialization. While this is true, however, African
Americans in the region continued to face challenges. The main challenge that African
Americans in the new south faced was segregation in places of work. Only a few African
American secured work in the new iron foundries as well as still mills in the new south. A
large percentage of African Americans were not given job opportunities due to their colour
(Omi & Winant, ...

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