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Immigration, Urbanization, and Identity

The Progressive Era City

References and Further Readings

Encyclopedia of American History: The Emergence of Modern America, 1900 to 1928, Revised Edition (Volume VII). New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2010. 
http://www.fofweb.com/History/MainPrintPage.asp?iPin=EAHVII043&DataType=AmericanHistory&WinType=Free

Human Rights Watch, “US: Child Farmworkers’ Dangerous Lives”
http://www.hrw.org/news/2010/05/05/us-child-farmworkers-dangerous-lives

Wikipedia, “Child Labour in India”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_labour_in_India

International Labour Organization, “Child Labour”  
http://www.ilo.org/global/topics/child-labour/lang--en/index.htm#a1

The Daily Mail online, “The Stark Reality of iPod’s Chinese Factories”  
http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/news/article-401234/The-stark-reality-iPods-Chinese-factories.html

National Center for History in the Schools (2014).
http://www.nchs.ucla.edu

Yale Univerity, American Studies Program
http://americanstudies.yale.edu

Mornings on Maple Street
http://www.morningsonmaplestreet.com/aboutlewishine.html

The Russell Sage Foundation and the Pittsburgh Survey
http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/rsf.html

Trattner, Walter. Crusade for the Children: A History of the National Child Labor Committee and Child Labor Reform in America. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1970.

Grade Level

Middle & High School

Classroom Connections

English Language Arts
Literature
Social Studies
U.S. History

Curriculum Snapshot

  • The rapid urbanization caused by waves of immigrants coming from eastern and southern Europe, as well as from China, from the 1880s–1920s
  • Child labor practices that were commonplace in mills, factories, and mines
  • Immigrants struggling to maintain their cultural identity in the midst of creating a new home in the United States

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