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Department
History
Course
HISTORY 40C
Professor
Emily Rosenberg
Semester
Spring

Description
Discussion 1 4/1/2013 1:16:00 PM Primary source  First hand Secondary source  Textbooks Historical Sources  Written text (newspapers, journals, business documents)  Material items (cabinets, clothes, dishes)  Images (photographs, artwork, advertisements) Analyze Primary Sources  What can it tell us?  What can’t it tell us? Read: LEP, chapter 20 Discussion 2 4/1/2013 1:16:00 PM Where would I be in 1900s?  Angel Island or Mexico  Working Who were the “NEW” immigrants? Why are they coming here?  Southern and Eastern Europeans  Prosecution  Cheap land, job opportunities Would they be considered American? No  Weren’t protestants or white  Didn’t assimilate right Triangle Shirtwaist Factory  Story: events leading up to the fire and aftermath  Long working conditions, low wage  Thesis: o you shouldn’t wait until a tragedy happens o emotional response from viewers o without tragic events none of the labor policies today would’ve been possible o preventable accident o calling government to regulate labor  shows government corruption Progressive era  what’s the proper role of government? o Regulate banking and finance o Food inspections o Protect well-being physically o Law enforcement  What should the government stay out of? o Control the economy o Infringe on civil liberties o Control the media (propaganda) o Control personal/private lives  Miscegenation Next week:  Quiz- SG 1, 2, 3 o Pick 2 out of 3  Ne
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