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U.S. Immigration Before 1965 - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Many immigrants came to America seeking greater economic opportunity, while ... Europeans who made the voyage did so by becoming indentured servants.

Immigration to the United States - American Memory Timeline ...

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Others came seeking personal freedom or relief from political and religious ... Although immigrants often settled near ports of entry, a large number did find their ...

Why did immigrants come to America? - Social Studies Help Center

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Neil Diamond wrote the song "America" in tribute to the impact of immigration in America. It speaks of the quest for opportunity that embodied million who ...

Why do immigrants come to America? - Instant Answer

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I just read lately that more and more people are migrating to my country. So why America? Why do they need to migrate to another country? And why not other ...

Why Did the Irish Come to America? - edHelper.com

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Many immigrant groups came to America seeking freedom to worship the way ... <sup>2</sup> During colonial times, there were almost as many Irish immigrants as there ...

Immigration in the Early 1900s - EyeWitness to History

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The immigrant's journey to America. ... After the 1880s, immigrants increasingly came from Eastern and Southern European countries, as well ... If they did not receive stamps of approval, and many did not because they were deemed criminals, ...

The Rush of Immigrants [ushistory.org]

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The Rush of Immigrants. ... Most immigrant groups that had formerly come to America by choice seemed distinct, ... When did your ancestors arrive in the US?

A History of Immigration in the USA | HSTRY for Education

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The United States has always been a land of immigration. Some 12000 years ago, the first indigenous people crossed the ice bridge connecting Asia to North...

[Regents Prep U.S. History] Immigration & Migration: "New ...

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Why Did They Come? Immigrants came to America during these eras mostly for economic opportunities. As the United States saw unprecedented industrial ...

[Regents Prep U.S. History] Immigration & Migration: "Old" Immigration

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Why Did They Come? Immigrants came to America during these eras for a wide variety of reasons, political social and economic. While not all immigrants' ...

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Destination America . Why did they come? | PBS

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Barred from their homelands as enemies of the state, dissidents have come to ... and their families, most immigrants have seen America as a promised land. Searching for safety, four million refugees have come to America since World War II.

Why did immigrants come to America? | Reference.com

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Immigrants came to America for many reasons, but most came for the possibilities of a free society which would allow them to better their lives and to practice ...

Immigration: Why Come to the United States?

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Time Period(s): Emergence of Modern America. Duration: 60 minutes ... The majority of these immigrants came from eastern and western Europe. Immigration  ...