I can't believe we ad to travel hundreds of miles, just to get on this boat to America.
Go back to you own country!
This era was called the Gilded Age since the wealthy class were rich Americans that got their funds from companies and industries.
I'm on top of the world!!!!
On my way to my job as an clerk
Settlement houses helped since they didn't hand out anything, but it taught immigrants skills that could be used to get a job. Social gospek's was viewed to have the moral duty of solving the community's problems.