Age of Immigration
Compares the era of mass immigration to the United States, approximately from 1850 to 1920, to other periods of immigration.
# 72280 | 1,575 words | 3 sources | APA | 2004 |
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in History (U.S. After 1865) , English (Comparison) , History (U.S. 1900-1930) , Ethnic Studies (General) , Hot Topics (Immigration)
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This paper discusses how immigration in the era of mass immigration, 1850 to about 1920, differed from other periods, and what changed in the experiences of immigrants. The paper examines the start of immigrant communities based on ethnicity and looks at how improvements in transportation enabled mass immigration.
From the Paper:"The United States is overwhelmingly a country of immigrants in the sense that nearly all Americans or their ancestors came from elsewhere in the last few centuries. Only the Native Americans, less than one percent of the population, are descended from peoples who had lived in what is now the United States for thousands of years. Moreover with the important exception of African-Americans, most of the people who immigrated to the United States or to what would become the United States did so..."
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