The period from 1877 to 1920s economic, political and social crises hits the American society. During this period industrialization significantly impacted people 's lives in a variety of ways. The booming industries transformed America into urban culture. However, this transition came with complex social, economic and political challenges. Living conditions of workers, housing, transportation, epidemic, an environmental problem emerged with the growing industries and urbanization in the country.
Based on cultural, linguistic and social differences, leaving the island is difficult. Yet, the pressure on the locals caused by the increasing taxes and inflation is great enough for people to desire to leave. Corruption in the government and bad political economic decisions brought the island’s public debt up to $73 billion, almost 100 % of Puerto Rico’s gross national income. This debt has caused major economic changes in the government, which has decided to apply new tax laws. There has been an increase in taxes for businesses, which in turn raises prices for customers who also have to pay individual taxes themselves.
Social inequality is overlooked by many. It affects so many of us, though we have yet to realize how extreme it is. Lee argues in this novel how much stress social inequalities put on the black and white races throughout the 1930s. Although, social inequalities did not just affect different races, it also affected poor people and family backgrounds. These are proven in the novel multiple times through Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, and the Cunninghams when the book is looked at more in
Have you ever been through an impoverished area of a city? In the passage this is exactly what Fitzgerald is doing. He gives the reader the setting of the valley of ashes that can be seen in major cities today. He further describes many of the side effects that come with this decay. Therefore, In this passage in The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald uses various literary elements to demonstrate the side effects that come with decay of an area.
Today, this issue is due to many more reasons than the dust bowl ruining many things. Focusing on America, our population has grown insanely high since the “dirty thirties”. While population has risen, so have prices. The price on many, many products have gone up in the last decade, making people with a lower pay struggle with living. It’s crazy how many people are unemployed in the US right now and with people believing there will be an 80% stock market crash in 2016, things could only get worse.
There are many big cities is experiencing to urbanization in theirs commercial and residential issues. Cardiff, similarly many large city has seen industrial developing , which impact to the great ways of industrial economics. These changes led to advantages and disadvantages to Cardiff in terms of population history and economic aspects. At present, population dynamic in Wales, which has dramatically increased since it began industrial reformation, is the one of disadvantages to Cardiff’s industrial enterprise. There are a significantly increase in Cardiff’s population, which a resident census is represented estimation to 346,100 persons with 13.3% in an increase by 2001 to 2011 (The Office for National Statistics, 2011)(1).
American cities were rapidly growing in the late Nineteenth Century, which led to new problems. Immigrants from all over were flocking to the big cities of the U.S. Many of the problems (i.e. housing, food regulation, space) can be attributed to overpopulation and a lack of resources. As the cities began to increase their populations, they were unable to sufficiently facilitate the growth.
URBAN MENTAL HEALTH Urbanization being defined as the increase in the number of cities and urban population, is not only a demographic movement but also includes, social, economic and psychological changes that constitute the demographic movement. It is a process that leads to the growth of cities due to industrialization and economic development. The rapid increase in urban population worldwide is one among the important global health issues of the 21st century. In India approximately 28% of the India’s population lives in cities and this is expected to increase to 41% by the year 2020 (UN World Urbanization Prospects 2008). Urbanization affects mental health through the influence of increased stressors and factors such as overcrowded and
Since the start of industrialization and then modernization, the world has seen steep increase in the world’s population and many are flocking to the urban areas as it provides more opportunities than the rural areas do, which means that more and more cities are becoming congested and the traffic in the streets are getting worse. You may take a look at the world’s most popular cities, such as Paris and London, with high influx of tourist, the streets are also full of cars and the milling people around makes the traffic flow even heavier. Everyone has experienced a traffic so heavy that you want to rip your hair off in great frustration and if you are working or going to school during the rush hour, you can expect to get stuck for hours in the streets. However, heavy traffic is not frustrating and time-consuming, it can also hurt a country’s economy since the delivery of products and services get delayed which can increase and decrease the price level of a certain industry, not to mention
No one can stop poverty it is apart of our society. Poverty is not only just in the U.S. its all over world. Poverty is lacking as such needs as cash, meals, water, clothing, or a home/saf place to stay. Accoding to The American economist Mollie Orshansky (1915–2006) poverty was known as the deprivation of "those goods and services and pleasures which others around us take for granted." Poverty is a global problem, but there is much debate regarding how to define poverty and how to remedy
Gentrification connotes the influx of wealthier people into an existing urban area and a related increase in the property value, rent, and changes in culture and character. More often, gentrification is negatively portrayed as the displacement of poor communities through the arrival of rich outsiders. Gentrification arises from an increased interest in a certain urban district leading to many wealthy people buying and renovating houses in the area. The real impacts of gentrification are often intricate, contradictory and vary depending on the type of urban center. In a way, gentrification has greatly altered American urban landscape over the years.
The dramatic economic expansion that American experienced during industrialization led to the creation of the extremely poor and the extremely rich. During the Progressive Era, New York faced overpopulation distribution and overcrowding of living arrangements in the city due to the migration. Inevitably, the class division in terms of the economy and social amongst the people made it impossible for Americanization of becoming together as a nation. Jacob Riis, and immigrant himself, a photojournalist and most important, a social reformer exposed the abuse and poor treatment of the tenements in New York City through his work How the Other Half Lives. He utilized the use of flash photograph, allowing him to capture and communicate in a very specific