APUSH - AMSCO Chapter 9

APUSH - AMSCO Chapter 9 - Mehmet Bayram AMSCO 9 1 The...

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Mehmet Bayram AMSCO 9 April 20, 2007 1. The answer is D. Native born Americans did not want immigrants coming and working in America. They feared that the immigrants would take their jobs and work for cheaper. Nativists were Protestant, so they worried that the arrival of immigrants would affect the religion of them. http://are.as.wvu.edu/baker.htm 2. The answer is E. During the 1840’s, there was crop failures and famine in Ireland. Most of the Irish immigrants were farmers and when they arrived in America, they were not interested in farming. The Irish immigrants worked hard at whatever they did. IT was a potato famine, there was many, but this was the largest one, which made the move to the United States. http://library.thinkquest.org/20619/Irish.html 3. The answer is A. The union had an abundant supply of immigrants. Many immigrants were coming from Ireland, where there had just been a huge crop failure and famine. Many of them were farmers, but they did not want to do that anymore.
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