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Immigration and Urbanization


For information on historical figures from this time period(Jane Addams, Boss Tweed) please use the Biography in Context database found on the library home page under the database tab.

Angel Island Immigration Station Organization
"Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation." AIISF. Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation, 2007. Web. 21 Nov. 2011. <http://www.aiisf.org/>.

Assimilation
Archdeacon, Thomas. "Assimilation." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 336-338. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 18 Nov. 2011.

Chicago Fire(Chicago Historical Society)
"History Files - Chicago Fire." Chicago History Museum |. Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation, 1999. Web. 21 Nov. 2011. <http://www.chicagohs.org/history/fire.html>.

Chinese Exclusion Act Excerpt
"U.S. Congress: Excerpt from the Chinese Exclusion Act; Passed into Law on May 6, 1882." Gilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library. Ed. Lawrence W. Baker and Rebecca Valentine. Vol. 3: Primary Source. Detroit: UXL, 2007. 1-12.Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 21 Nov. 2011.

City and State Reform(Political Machines)
"City and State Reforms." American Decades. Ed. Judith S. Baughman, et al. Vol. 1: 1900-1909. Detroit: Gale, 2001.Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 18 Nov. 2011.

Ellis Island
"Ellis Island." U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History. Sonia Benson, Daniel E. Brannen, Jr., and Rebecca Valentine. Ed. Lawrence W. Baker and Sarah Hermsen. Vol. 3. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 494-496. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 18 Nov. 2011.

Great Chicago Fire(1871)


Gilded Age
Winter, Thomas. "Gilded Age." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 3. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 576-578. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 18 Nov. 2011.

Graft
"Graft." West's Encyclopedia of American Law. Ed. Shirelle Phelps and Jeffrey Lehman. 2nd ed. Vol. 5. Detroit: Gale, 2005. 122. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 18 Nov. 2011.

The Immigration Problem(Primary Source)
"The Immigration Problem." American Decades Primary Sources. Ed. Cynthia Rose. Vol. 2: 1910-1919. Detroit: Gale, 2004. 342-345. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 21 Nov. 2011.

Immigrants to North America
"Immigrants to North America." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Ed. William A. Darity, Jr. 2nd ed. Vol. 3. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008. 576-580. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 21 Nov. 2011.

Melting Pot
"Melting Pot." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Ed. William A. Darity, Jr. 2nd ed. Vol. 5. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008. 71-73. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 21 Nov. 2011.

Nativism
"Nativism." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Ed. William A. Darity, Jr. 2nd ed. Vol. 5. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008. 430-431. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 18 Nov. 2011.

Nativism vs Immigration(Primary Source)
"Nativism versus Immigration." American Decades Primary Sources. Ed. Cynthia Rose. Vol. 3: 1920-1929. Detroit: Gale, 2004. 282-285. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 18 Nov. 2011.

Settlement Houses
"Settlement House Movement." U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History. Sonia Benson, Daniel E. Brannen, Jr., and Rebecca Valentine. Ed. Lawrence W. Baker and Sarah Hermsen. Vol. 7. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 1397-1399. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 21 Nov. 2011.

Social Gospel Movement
"Social Gospel." Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century. Ed. Paul Finkelman. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 21 Nov. 2011.

Tammany Hall
"Tammany Hall." U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History. Sonia Benson, Daniel E. Brannen, Jr., and Rebecca Valentine. Ed. Lawrence W. Baker and Sarah Hermsen. Vol. 8. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 1512-1514. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 21 Nov. 2011.

Tenement Housing
"Tenement Housing." U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History. Sonia Benson, Daniel E. Brannen, Jr., and Rebecca Valentine. Ed. Lawrence W. Baker and Sarah Hermsen. Vol. 8. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 1530-1533. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 18 Nov. 2011.

Theology of Social Gospel
"A Theology for the Social Gospel." American Decades Primary Sources. Ed. Cynthia Rose. Vol. 2: 1910-1919. Detroit: Gale, 2004. 492-494. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 21 Nov. 2011.

Twenty Years at Hull House(Primary Source)
Addams, Jane. "Excerpt from Twenty Years at Hull-House." World War I and the Jazz Age. Woodbridge, CT: Primary Source Media, 1999. American Journey. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 21 Nov. 2011.

Urbanization
"Urbanization." U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History. Sonia Benson, Daniel E. Brannen, Jr., and Rebecca Valentine. Ed. Lawrence W. Baker and Sarah Hermsen. Vol. 8. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 1613-1618. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 18 Nov. 2011.

Discovery Education Videos

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Immigration Waves(Ellis Island) Video Clip
New York Up-Close: Immigration and the Industrial Revolution Discovery Education, 2006 . Full Video.
Discovery Education. Web. 29 October 2012. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>.

Tammany Hall Video Clip
World History: The Modern Era Discovery Education, 2004 . Full Video.
Discovery Education. Web. 29 October 2012. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>.

Nativism Video Clip
Just the Facts: The Emergence of Modern America: The Roaring Twenties Cerebellum, 2003 . Full Video.
Discovery Education. Web. 29 October 2012. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>.

Gilded Age Video Clip
Just the Facts: The Emergence of Modern America: The Gilded AgeCerebellum, 2003 . Full Video.
Discovery Education. Web. 29 October 2012. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>.

Assimilation Video Clip
The Unfinished Nation: The Age of the City Intelecom, 2004 . Full Video.
Discovery Education. Web. 29 October 2012. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>.




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