How Did The New Industrial Society Affect Views About Gender And Race

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Hieu Minh Pham
Professor: Dr Rogan Ellen Ann Brunet
History 1302
March 4th, 2023
Prompt: How did the new Industrial society in the United States (1870 to 1900) affect views about gender and race? Explain your reasoning thoroughly.
New Industrial society in the United States (1870 to 1900)
Race, ethnicity, and gender have always been controversial problems throughout the course of American History, as economic and political factors impact people’s views and the way they see each other. To achieve the racial and gender equality we have today, the United States has been through many challenges and reformations. During the late 19th century, after the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution marked a huge transformation in both the U.S. economy and …show more content…

In this essay, I will explain three ways the new Industrial society in the United States affects the views on gender and race through technology, urbanization, and the establishment of unions.
The development of the industrial sector has had an impact on gender perceptions. The energetic era of the nineteenth century, emerging with new inventions and technological advances, improved the living standard of Americans and created new job opportunities. New inventions changed the way people lived and worked in the new era, women then could shorten their time in house chores by using canned or frozen food to gain more precious time in their daily schedule. Based on this, they could eventually seek job opportunities and develop their knowledge from reading …show more content…

African American and people of color often had fewer work possibilities, experienced severe discrimination, and additionally stumbled across the high living cost here. the demographic shift at the turn of the century by Congress in 1907 simply reported “These newer immigrants looked and acted differently.” Those differences became fundamental elements in unfairly treating African American; more often than not, they became a target for discrimination and was blamed for most of the problem that happened within the city. Instead of mingling with each other, the African American and the whites separated apart, which usually caused the African American to gather in some of the worst slum areas. This migrant did not resolve the core problem of racism in society, but it was just an effort to escape the fight they ought to encounter, not the violent war but the awareness war. In general, they just ran from one discrimination into another one, but they had to live with it as they believed that here they could access better education, personal freedom, and

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