Unit 1: Foundations of American Citizenship
The Great Immigration. To escape poor economic conditions in Europe, many saw America as the “land of opportunity” 600,000 in the 1830’s. 2 million in the 1850’s. 1860-1890—more than 10 million Europeans, primarily from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. As jobs and land became harder to come by, the government restricted immigration ...
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