Important Events of Urbanization

  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Act passed to restrict the amount of chinese immigrants coming to America.
  • Statue of Liberty

    Set in NYC harbor.
  • Ellis Island

    Ellis Island in New York was opened as an immigration center. Marks the begininng of not only an influx of immigrants, but more structure and rules to immigration (becomes more formal).
  • Chicago's World Fair

    A fair celebrating the progress and growth of American culture, technology, etc.