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Why did so many new immigrants come to America?
to have a better life (jobs, security, safety & $$)
What problems did immigrants face in the U.S.?
hard work, low pay, crowded living positions, if injured lose job, etc.
When did "new" immigrants begin to come to the U.S.?
in late 1800's
What kinds of serious problems did new immigrants face?
Lack of good water, not enough police or firefighters, and rents were HIGH!
What are immigrants?
People who come to a country to live permanently.
Why did people start emigrating (to the U.S)?
There were many reasons, some guesses include: no jobs in homeland, war & killing squads in home country, etc.
Name one positive effect the immigration of the late 1800's had upon America.
workers with different skills
Name one positive effect the immigration of the late 1800's had upon America.
the increased number of workers allowed factories to grow larger
Name one negative effect the immigration of the late 1800's had upon America.
overcrowding