Essays Tagged: "Out of This Furnace"

Out of This Furnace

oor for the average person and even worse for arriving immigrants. Despite the dreary and miserable outlook, many Americans, holding onto the ideals of laissez-faire and the American Dream, persevered ... e ideals of laissez-faire and the American Dream, persevered in the hopes of success. Thomas Bell's Out of this Furnace is one such story. Coming to America with dreams and hopes of a better life, Bel ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Immigrant Life in the 19th and 20th Centuries

vesting large sums of capital into the growing economy. Carnegie constructed an enormous steel mill outside of Pittsburgh that became one of the worlds' largest. Mellon started the Union Trust Fund in ... ants from Europe made their way over the Atlantic, as well as African Americans migrating from the South, both with hopes of improving their own standards of life.When Europe fell into its depression, ...

(8 pages) 68 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Steel-Mill Cycles

. The adversities and afflictions of these immigrants are clearly reflected through the book titled Out of This Furnace, written by Thomas Bell.In the novel by Bell, the reader is given a climps of wh ... ll, the reader is given a climps of what life was like for steel-mill workers and the effects of it.Out of This Furnace begins with the first generation of a Slovak immigrant named Kracha, who would l ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers