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Ch. 18 Sec. 4 A New Wave of Immigration

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jeremy wold

on 20 May 2016

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Transcript of Ch. 18 Sec. 4 A New Wave of Immigration

Immigrant Neighborhoods
Old and New
Immigrants who had arrived before 1880 were considered old immigrants
5 million new immigrants came in the 1880's
Many were seeking economic opportunities
Others were

escaping political and religious persecution
Ellis Island
Immigrants from Europe had to go to immigration processing centers
Ellis Island

opened in 1892 in New York Harbor

Opposition to Immigration
Many immigrants moved into neighborhoods with others who came from the same country
Many lived in tenements- poorly built, overcrowded apartments
Most immigrants took


jobs in the cities
Low-wage and unskilled jobs in garment or steel factories, and construction
Fear of losing jobs to immigrants
- group of American citizens against immigrants
Chinese Exclusion Act
banned Chinese people from coming to America for 10 years
Passed by President #21 Chester B Arthur who replaced President #20 James Garfield after he was assassinated
Mexican Immigrants
Came in the late 1800's
Most settled in the Southwest
Found work on railroads, construction, steel mills, mines, or large farms
Ch. 18 A New Wave of Immigration
EQ: Why did people come to America, what types of work did they find, and how did people respond?
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