Immigration Then & Now
As far as we know, the only people living in the North America were the Native Americans. Beginning in the 1800's many people from other lands began learning of the opportunities in this new and began to make the journey to America. The largest group of people began immigrating to the USA in the late 1800's because of the problems in Europe.
There are many reasons these people, AND our own families came to the United States. In fact, people from all over the world continue to immigrate to the United States today for similar reasons.
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Let's do some comparing and contrasting about immigration then and now.
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