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Jewish Immigration to the U.S.
A discussion of the immigration of Eastern European Jews to the U.S., 1880 to 1924.
# 125303 | 1,500 words | 25 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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The discussion explains the push-pull factors responsible for this wave of emigration, what the Jews faced in America, strategies they used to ultimately survive in their new land, and a conclusion that discusses the fate of Jews in contemporary U.S. society.

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"There has been a Jewish presence in the population of the United States of America since the colonial era of the century, although their numbers remained small and these early Jewish communities consisted mainly of Sephardic Jewish immigrants of Spanish and Portuguese origins. More significant Jewish immigration occurred in the 19th century when Ashkenazi Jews from Germany emigrated to the U.S. By ..., the U.S. Jewish population stood at about ..., but most of these immigrants were educated secular German Jews who toiled as shopkeepers..."

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