Ethnic And Minority Groups In The United States During The Industrial Revolution

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In urban sociology studies it is important to examine ethnic and minority groups in order to understand the diverse makeup of cities. American history has had an important influence on the immigration into the United States during the Industrial Revolution. Different immigrant groups have thus adopted different values and practices which have been influenced by where they reside. The demand for industrial labor workers in America, resulted in the transformation of cities with nearly 50 million recorded immigrants (Flannagan, 92). Immigrants took jobs as laborers and were known to be primarily European, with some Asian and cases of illegal immigrants as well. Thus, members of groups were able to move upward in society, which lead to different
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