old and new immigrants

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  • old & new immigrants
    • wasps
    • motivation for emigrating: break the language, have a better life and have family there
    • old immigrant were looked after by other old immigrants
    • things were just given to them,local politicians like wasps
    • help getting landlords, repairs, get coal, food, medical help
    • end of 19th century
    • from poorer countries such as italy, poland and russia
    • during late 1800's living and working conditions had worsened
    • after 1880's the usa needed more unskilled workers
    • push factors; jews were persecuted in russia, and poland. german were forced into the army,religious discrimintation


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