The U.S changed during the 1880’s because of many immigrants coming from North Western Europe. Many of them weren 't poor. Stuff that made them want to leave their homes in Europe were, religions, natural disasters, famine, tyrants, and discrimination. People wanted to come to the U.S because of religious freedom, democracy, free land, jobs, family, and affordable transportation. The Chinese were encouraged to come to U.S to build railroads in 1860’s, in 1882 The Chinese Exclusion Act was made and so was the Immigration act, which was tax on immigration, they denied people who looked like lunatics and looked like they needed government.
Much in the U.S.’s relatively short history has been influenced by various contributors to its cultural melting pot. Groups such as Native tribes, European settlements, and religious groups are just some of the communities that influenced the cultural landscape, particularly in the country’s early inception. Of the religious communities the Shakers are well known for their contributions to art, such as their drawings, music, and architecture. The United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, known as the Shakers because of their ecstatic dancing, are a Christian organization that broke off from the Quakers in the 18th century and fled England right before the start of the American Revolution in pursuit of freedom (PBS.org).
From 1780 to 1800, America’s government experienced many changes. Leadership and presidency was passed on, changes in slavery were already coming about, land disputes arose, and partisan tensions began to rise. Through these years, the nation experienced many changes, but they still managed to stay fairly steady in their ideals. As time progressed, America witnessed many changes in slavery.
Shaping of the modern world has transpired through numerous changes since the 1800’s. These changes have had incredible importance in moulding today’s society for the better, a few key differences between 1500-1800 and today’s modern world, include on how food was produced and what was eaten in the 1800’s, what expectations befell women and men in their roles and where people of the 1800’s acquired their information and what they believed. It will provide a summary of Blainey’s (2000) work and outline the resultant, food production and diet, gender roles and finally beliefs and knowledge of the 1800’s. A comparison will parallel these features with today’s modern society with the 1800’s as well as highlighting several key variances of these
Throughout history, people have been inventing things to make their lives easier. That drive has produced huge changes in the American life several times over. In the 1700’s, life in America was very difficult. Transportation infrastructure was lacking, which pushed the delivery of goods to be almost exclusively down rivers. Military technology was roughly unchanged since America began, leaving the country open to attack from other nations.
From 1825-1850 America was a nascent nation beginning to experience an increasing demand for social progression and equal rights. Although Americans continued to discriminate against people of different races, genders and ethnicities, change came about through religious movements and improvements in the realm of children’s education. Therefore, although many people were still oppressed during this time, positive change came about by way of religious revival and reform regarding the treatment of children. In the eyes of the South, these 25 years brought on unnecessary change, most of which was spearheaded by people from the North. Growing abolitionist and gender equality movements, along with immigration posed a potential threat to the power
colonies that allowed for the rapid growth and modernization that the economywould experience between 1680 and 1770 — expansion, extension, andspecialization. Merchants expanded in number faster than any other profession, andwere not limited to the emerging metropolises such as Philadelphia or New York. Merchants could be found even in the rural countryside — whether as permanent shopkeepers or making visits to sell their merchandise. Merchants also focused onspecialized industries, such as dry goods and cloth/sewing materials in order tomake a profit and gain a competitive edge. Another aspect that arose through theshift towards a modern economy was the inequality it created.
Beginning in the 18th century, colonial frustrations with the British monarchy intensified. For many decades, the colonists had been left to govern themselves in a process referred to as salutary neglect; however, after Britain went to war against France in 1754 colonial management of affairs would be stripped away. This would be the first spark of many that would inspire the American Revolution. Though the United States would experience significant changes in their government, economic system and social conditions, influences from their mother country would always be apparent. Before 1660, England had governed the Chesapeake and New England colonies loosely, allowing the colonies to develop their own system of government which regulated affairs.
American Culture Pre and Post Revolution The American Revolution was a war that began in 1775. It was between American colonies and Great Britain. The American colonies wanted to escape the harsh parliament slowly taking away their rights.
The American War of Independence brought about a revolution, forever changing the social fabric of America. The greatest impact of the revolution is largely realized within the economic sphere; however, most perceived social and or political changes during the American Revolution were essentially left in the lurch. It is indisputable that the American Revolution was motivated by economic issues and brought about drastic changes to the economic system within America. Revolutionaries, the majority of which being the American colonial bourgeoisie, mainly revolted in order to dismantle British mercantilism due to the fact they found it to be incompatible with their own economic interests; specifically, they wished to expand further westward,
Have you ever wondered what society was like in the 1960s? Society has changed drastically in the last 50 years. Technology,music,and education are just a few of the changes. Were people smarter back then? Was there more violence than nowadays?