Immigration

Immigration - Immigration Who is Coming and Why I Coming...

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Immigration; Who is Coming and Why? I. Coming Over 1. The Old Wave Prior to the gilded age most immigrants tended to come from western Europe such as England, Ireland, France, and etc Wasn’t difficult for western European people to integrate into society 2. The New Wave Coming from mostly central, southern, and eastern Europe such as Italy, Germany, Russia, Etc. Not used to representative government, language, or food which makes it difficult for them to integrate 3. The Push Economic conditions such as farming industry being industrialized farms and taking over good lands force out the small farmers who can’t compete They then move to cities which are already overpopulated and jobs are not available Religious Persecution also makes many come 4. The Pull Letters from people already here writing to family members in foreign countries saying that jobs are available that anyone can do and living conditions are improved over their current conditions Books being published in Europe that show were and what kinds of jobs are available, which are made by the big Industrial companies of America to get workers that they can pay lower wage Steamship companies (1) play a role in this also because fierce competition develops who also put up posters and pamphlets to encourage people to come to America (2) Introduce pre-paid tickets by someone in the US
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