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How did business influence politicians during the gilded age
Laissez-faire meant that businesses favored higher tariffs on imported goods in order to encourage people to buy american produced goods.
What problems did the spoils system create
The spoils systems created corruption and an unqualfied governent
Why did so many people want to come to the united states between 1870 and 1915
People were looking for jobs and money
Starting in 1890s where did large numbers of immigrants come from
Most people came from eastern europe or the middle east
How did slums develop in cities
The middle amd upper class moved to the suburbs, and cheap tenements were built
What were advantages ans disadvantages of political machines for urban residents
Polictical machines provided order and provided a strong bargaining position, however, it created corruption
How did the settlement movement seek to help the needy
The settlement movement offered social services. They energized the reform movement and improved urban poor people’s lives
What actions did nativists take to restrict immigration
Created the chinese exclusion act. Made it so only the english language and american culture be taught in school
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