After the immigrants had to face passing a medical exam to come into America, once they came, the European population was rising too fast. Too many people competed for too little land and too few jobs.
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Many of the newly rich made a point of conspicuously displaying their wealth. Because of their excesses, the period from the period from the 1870s-1890s is sometimes called the gilded age.
I made my fortune in industry and business.
Middle class workers were respected due to the process of professionalization. Few professions accepted women as members. Businesses hired women as sales clerks, secretaries, and typist. When middle class women get married they usually stop working outside their home. Yet managing a home involves less labor then previously, now they had more time to do activities
Middle class jobs consisted of teachers, lawyers, doctors, and more.
Living is pretty difficult, we live in terrible poverty and are crowded into tenements and run down apartments. Settlement houses were here to help immigrants.Settlement house taught immigrants many skills they could use to help themselves out of poverty. Lastly social gospel was the idea that religious faith should be taught through good works.