National 5 History: Unit 1 Migration & Empire- Experience of Immigrants

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  • Experience of Immigrants
    • Living Conditions
      • Housing conditions poor
        • Overcrowding
        • Narrow streets
        • Dirty water supply
        • Streets were open sewers
      • Most immigrants lived in slums especially Irish/ Yiddish Jews
    • Where did they go?
      • IRISH
        • Poorer parts of Scotlands cities
          • Edinburgh
            • Cowgate & Grassmarket
              • Began to be known as 'Little Ireland'
          • Glasgow
            • Saltmarket & Cowcaddens
          • Dundee
            • Lochee area
      • ITALIAN
        • Settled all over Scotland
          • Large communities in Glasgow & Edinburgh
      • LITHUANIAN
        • Attracted by coalmines & iron & steelworks
          • Mainly settled in Coatbridge
      • JEWISH
        • Glasgow
          • Well educated north of River Clyde
            • Yiddish speaking (Poland & Russia) went to Gorbals
        • Many places; Aberdeen, Falkirk, Ayr, Inverness
    • Scots vs Irish
      • Prominently Protestant
      • Mainly Catholic
        • Reputation as 'strike breakers'

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