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Can you name the waves of immigration in the 1800s to 1900s?

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A large amount of Irish immigrants came to the U.S. from 1851-1860 because...People had no food and no way to make money because of this.
Many German and English immigrants came to the U.S. from 1851 to 1860 because...This has not happened in America yet, so there was less competition for Jobs
What American Act drew in European immigrants? offered cheap land in the west
Irish Catholics left Ireland from 1861 to 1870 because Ireland was ruled by...Relgious conflict
Many German immigrants came to American from 1861 to 1870 due to a lack of.......Germany couldnt provide this for citizens due to Industrialization
Rumors of the Robber Barons wealth in America led immigrants to say that the streets were paved with...displays how the immigrants thought there were massive opportunities for wealth in America
From what country did many immigrants come from 1881 to 1990 because of the same religious and agricultural problem as earlierPotato Famine
From what country did immigrants come from 1891 to 1900 because of extreme poverty and diseaseIt was the southern part of this counrty that was destitute
Immigrants from what country brought socialist, anarchist, and communist ideas to the U.S.same country that immigrants came from because of poverty
What religious group came to the U.S. from 1901 to 1910 to escape from anti-Semitic RussiaLeft because of progroms in Russia

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Created Jun 6, 2010ReportNominate
Tags:1800, 1900, immigration, Wave

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