Waves of Immigration in America

Events

Pre First Immigration Wave

1607 - 1700

First Big Immigration Wave

1700 - 1780

The Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1840

Napoleonic Wars

1800 - 1815

Second Big Immigration Wave

1820 - 1870

The Irish Potato Famine

1845 - 1849

Third Big Immigration Wave

1880 - 1920

The Great War

1914 - 1918