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Immigration, Urbanization, Americanization and the Settlement House Movement

 

 

Theme: Social Changes and Social Reform
Topic: Immigration, Urbanization, Americanization and the Settlement House Movement
Date: January 2004

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2003 Massachusetts History and Social Studies Curriculum Framework Connections (Learning Standards):

USII.2: Explain the important consequences of the Industrial Revolution

USII.3: Describe the causes of the immigration of Southern and Eastern Europeans, Chinese, Koreans, and Japanese to America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and describe the major roles of these immigrants in the industrialization of America.

USII.8: Analyze the origins of Progressivism and important Progressive leaders, and summarize the major accomplishments of Progressivism.