We have an extremely broad variety of race and culture that we all accept as equals. However, because of the occurrences on Ellis Island during the Great Migration, countless numbers of family members got “caught in the shuffle” so to speak. Several immigrants did not even make the journey over due to disease and lack of supplies on the ships which ultimately led to death. The lucky ones that did endure the diseases were then examined by a medical staff and were then sent back to their home countries. Once a person arrives by boat, goes through the medical examination, they are still not home free yet.
It is important to think about the factors to which the workers were subject to under both the Tsars and the Communists. The conditions of the working class, their economic stance, political right and repression are all aspects that need to be considered in order to determine where the workers suffered most. Socially, the workers suffered bad working and living conditions under the communists. Living space by 1935 decreased from 8.5m² in 1905 to 5.8m² per person. The worker’s eating habits also became considerably worse, eating a fifth of the total amount of meat eaten in 1905.
These boats would transfer hundreds of immigrants to America therefore leaving the boats extremely crowded and unsanitary. After the trip many were sick and were sent back to their hometown due to the illness and not being found fit to be an American. Ellis Island is
However, the reader is exposed to the harsh, brutal truth of the lower-class society. Because George Wilson is a poor servant that has had little to eat in several days, we can not help but have sympathy for him. The upper-class is stuck up and oblivious to the needs and cares of their servants. However, those servants help with and take care of the needs of the other servants. While Wilson is on his way to see Mr. Carson, we learn that he is very hungry and hasn’t eaten in days.
The couple and several relatives had come to Chicago in search of a better life. The area where their relatives moved to was a center of Lithuanian immigration. But the area they moved to a hard, dangerous, and filthy place where it is difficult to find a job. After the reception, the couple discovered that they are more than a hundred dollars in debt to the saloonkeeper. In Lithuania, its custom that guests at a wedding-feast leave money to cover the cost, but since they were in America, many of the guest leave the feast without leaving any money since money was being budgeted amongst each person due to the lack of jobs available.
All the people in it were old and weary and cutting up vegetables. Ella and Benjamin were told to play with the other kids while the parents prepared dinner. Ella and Benjamin felt uncomfortable playing with the kids. They were playing some sort of capture game and they didn’t understand. Ella went inside to talk to her parents and she found them in a room secluded from everyone else.
He found a valley and a camp of Nez Perce Indians who gave him food. His stomach revolted due to the previous lack of food and he fell ill. September 22, 1805 – We arrived at the Nez Perce villages and all fell ill from the food we ate. Our stomachs cannot adjust well thanks to living on such a meager diet for so long. September 26, 1805 – We began canoe making. We have used up a lot of our goods for barter on trading with the natives for food.
Growing up in a town that is heavily populated with low income families, I felt like I had seen most of the struggles first hand not knowing all the issues behind and kept inside the homes of each family. I feel like it is a major issue in America and not enough is being done to help stop it. Food availability is something that goes at the top of the chain. If food is not available then hunger sets in, which results in not getting adequate nutrition. Even though that is a simple chain it causes a tremendous amount of health issues for many
At these sit-ins, activists might sit at lunch counters in isolated restaurants and, when they were rejected administration, they essentially stayed where they were. Some sit-ins were adequate, yet they were regularly met with viciousness, and the nonconformists were put in prison. Other more viable types of dissent accompanied, for example the blacklist, walks, picketing and so forth. and inevitably they were adequate. Numerous Black Americans ceased to exist.
A Country of Immigrants Tamara Hensley HIS 204 American History Since 1865 Timothy Hayburn, Instructor June 23, 2014 Immigrants coming to the United States have not had an easy time. Most have left their home country, the bulk of their possessions, and sometimes even their family to be herded onto a freight ship and sailed across the ocean. Once they arrived in America, they faced numerous tests to see if they would be allowed to stay. They usually had no job waiting or no home lined up to live in. As if all that was not enough, the new immigrants faced exclusion because of their nationality, struggled to make a living, and were forced to live in deplorable conditions.