Chronology of Immigration
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Most Old Immigrants came from Northern and Western Europe
Gold brought many immigrants from China to come.
Many Americans did not like immigrants due to religious and cultural differences.
begins in response to the Irish immigration, comes back again in the late 19th century,
expressed by the formation of anti immigration groups and by attempts to pass laws restricting immigration
it was made illegal for U.S. employers to import foreigners as contract laborers
the proportion of Americans who lived in cities jumped from 25 percent to 50 percent
Immigration from China fell from 40,000 to 279 just two years later
26,234,767 people migrate to the U.S.
Ellis Island is located in Upper New York,
Angel Island is located in San Francisco Bay
A port entry for the European immigrants arriving in New York
Organization wanted to limit immigration