Settlement Houses made life easier for immigrants and the poor while teaching them. Libraries founded and funded by Carnegie gave people knowledge they never knew of which let people set goals and dreams to make it somewhere in life. Industrialization might have changed people's life for the worse but, let the next generation of people be educated and fight harder for their rights as working
Name Professor Course Date Book Review: Everyday Life in Early America The book ‘Everyday Life in Early America’ by David Hawke provides a comprehensive account of the history of early settlers in America. It maintains that the geographic concept including the physical environment is a chief factor that influences the behavior of individuals. The author assumes that early settlers came to America in the hope of taking forward their customs and traditions while starting afresh in a foreign land. However, the physical environment brought about certain changes to their traditions and customs. The people slowly began to understand that the only way to survive would be to modify their patterns of living (Hawk, 1989).
He was learning and was dedicated by doing multiple strategies to get it done. Some of these strategies consisted in making friends with little white boys off the steer, or taking a book on an errand to advance his reading skills. With this new found knowledge his mindset changes, and he starts to see the world differently. Frederick, with his newfound education, now has hope in his life. It took time learn but it won't be a waste in his
The Aztecs seemed to be very modernized and clever when it came to living. The Aztecs created ideas and inventions to make living better. While all of this was happening they still managed to be very religious. Some people might think their religion made them a bit evil but the Aztecs had their reasons. When it came to farming they figured out ways to get more food.
They also brought settlers to America for the first time. Columbus duty was to expand the settlement on Hispaniola, convert the natives to Christianity. This voyage led to the Columbian exchange of technology, animals, diseases, food and etc. The columbian exchange was a period where biological and cultural exchange took place between the old and new world. The exchange affected both sides of the world including the european which started the slave trade.
This is relatable to Williams’ aid given to the Native Americans. Williams having a grasp on Western pharmaceuticals gave the Natives these medicines and helped evolve their health program from spiritual to biological. Both Eliot and Williams’ deeds reflect their dedication to the bettering of their communities, (in this case) through education. However, on the religious front, their deeds differ. Eliot is in relentless in his push for Native conversion to Christianity.
Workers wanted more money, an eight hour workday, safe working conditions, and protection against wage cutting. A couple of reformers during the Progressive Era were Jane Addams and Jacob Riis. Both worked toward helping the immigrants, women, children, and the poor working class. Jane Addams was a reformer who opened a settlement house to help the less fortunate. Addams describes the settlement in her book, Twenty Years a Hull-House, “A settlement is above all a place for enthusiasms, a spot to which those who have a passion for the equalization of human joys and opportunities are early attracted” (184).
By 1815 there were hundreds of textile mills, spurring the growth of the Lowell factory system. These mills placed close together, were designed to create model communities where workers, most commonly women, were housed. The founders promised a life where workers receive prepared meals and educational opportunities. But as the
If the American government funds the tribes across the country it will increase the enrollment in schools by investing in new material, hiring teachers but will teach in the other subjects as well as after school programs. Taxation will only happen if more jobs are created to grow the Native American lifestyle. Therefore, schools need to keep students interested in their studies and also create more of a welcoming environment of their homes to feel like they never left. This is why Native Americans value learning because our societies thoughts and ideas are changing at a constant rate, and affects the way education is taught in the
Some argue they were just merchants trading slaves and goods with other countries around them and some say they are missionary’s trying to convert the native people to their religion. Many explorers during these ages explored for their country or for their curiosity of their surroundings. Spanish explorers such as Hernando de Soto explored regions as such as the west indies. He had wanted to explore them throughout his whole. He was invited on a ship that was exploring them at about the age of 14.