American History Immigration and Urbanization Study Guide
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What was America always been a country based on?
- -Came as families
- -Lived on farms
- -Saved money for their voyage
- -Were skilled workers
- -Were educated
In 1840s, there was an increase in immigrants from_________ coming to america.
Irish was what religion in Western Europe.
Name some information about the Potato Famine.
-Occurred in Ireland between 1845 and 1849.
-The famine was due to the appearance a potato fungus that almost instantly destroyed the primary food source.
-More than 1 Million people died from hunger and disease.
-More than 2 million Irish left ireland due to the harsh living conditions.
What was the treatment of the Irish people?
- -People were racist to the Irish
- -Fired first and hired last in jobs
What are New Immigrants?
-Were usually unskilled and poor workers.
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