AmCiv - New Immigration
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The coming of the (1) English Puritans
1630 (not specific; don't write)
The coming of the (2) English Cavaliers
1660 (not specific; don't write)
The coming of the (3) English Nonconformists
1690 (not specific; don't write)
The coming of the (4) Scots
Who came to America between 1600-1700? Under what category do they fall?
The English Puritans, the English Cavaliers, the English Nonconformists, and the Scots. They were all WASP (white anglo saxon protestant).
The coming of the (5) Irish, partly due to the Great Famine hitting Ireland in 1845.
American Civil War
Under what category do those who immigrate to US between 1600-1845 fall?
British islanders & English-speaking people
- The "New Immigration"
- The coming of the (6) Continental Europeans (greatest of all in number): Italians, Poles, Greeks, Slavs, Hungarians, and many other. These people were fleeing the centralization of Europe and the rise of modern nations there.
From 1865 onward
After Civil War, we witness the advent of non-British islanders and non-English speakers in a great number to the US.
Immigration to US: 1815-1861
Immigration to US: 1865-1890
Immigration to US: 1890-1914
US Population: 1861-1865
US Population: 1865-1880
US Population: 1880-1890
US Population: 1890-1900
US Population: 1900-1920
US Population: 1920 (after WWI)
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