Analysis Of Alan Brinkley's The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History

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After reading The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History by Alan Brinkley, black men, women and immigrants begin to migrant to American cities. They were trying to escape from the violence, persecution, poverty and debt they faced. Some were even trying to come to America where they knew indentured servants was illegal. I believe the factor that contributed to the increase growth of American cities was industrialization. Industrialization made it easier for people to travel and cheaper in result of the innovative creations of the railroad and steamships. With growing markets after the beginning of WWI, it help people to move with active and useful cultivation. Parks, museums, concert halls, and libraries were built in many cities such as New …show more content…
I feel the expansion of cities helped built New York City. During this era, a lot of attention took place in creating many landscapes we still see today like Central Park. New York first form of public transportation in mass transit was formed and in many other big cities. New technological advances also help to design and complete the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. Skyscrapers were also created in Chicago and prepared for some of New York Cities’ pronounced structure successes that were built later on such as The Empire State Building. I feel even though it was a struggle for the migrants that came to American cities, many big cities benefited because of the great technological advances during this …show more content…
But I feel some might say that corruption took place in the White House during Nixon’s presidency because he was involved in the Watergate scandal. I believe that President Nixon tried to use his executive power to get away with a crime. Even after he had resigned I still believe it was a bit suspicious that he didn’t get punished for anything he did. I feel President Nixon committed crimes when he engaged in a break in of the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate building and tried to cover it up. He had tried to edit and refuse to give in tape recordings in order to cover up his connection. I feel that Nixon could have been charged with obstruction of justice when he refrained from complying with the proper procedures when being questioned and asked for the recordings. I also believe he should have been charged with being an accessory to a

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