Where did the most immigrants to the United States come from prior to the Civil War?

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Where did the most immigrants to the United States come from prior to the Civil War? Please help!

History

The difference between the so-called old and "new immigrants" was: Select one: a. Their reasons for migrating to the United States b. That the native language for the new immigrants was typically English. c. That the new immigrants were from southern and eastern Europe. d. ...

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•Do you think that the Korean War was merely a civil war in which the United States supported one side, or should it be considered an international war in which the United States used the United Nations to further its anticommunist policies? Why?

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Do you think that the Korean War was merely a civil war in which the United States supported one side, or should it be considered an international war in which the United States used the United Nations to further its anticommunist policies?

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Do you think that the Korean War was merely a civil war in which the United States supported one side, or should it be considered an international war in which the United States used the United Nations to further its anticommunist policies? Why?

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Do you think that the Korean War was merely a civil war in which the United States supported one side, or should it be considered an international war in which the United States used the United Nations to further its anticommunist policie? Can someone please help me thank you!

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Can someone please tell me what countries were involved in the civil war? Many countries have been involved in civil wars. A civil war is a war within a country. The English Civil War was fought between the English Royalists and Parliamentarians in the mid-1600s. The U.S. ...

history Civil War

How might one challenge the idea that the United States was wiser after the Civil War?

Social Studies

What is it meant by "A house divided against itself cannot stand"? Explain why President Lincoln used this phrase prior to the Civil War. The quote, "A house divided against itself cannot stand" was said by Abraham Lincoln prior to the Civil War. It means that our nation ...

us history

In many was after divisiveness and devastation of the civil war the united states searc for oder econmically include the westward expansion of the nation the reunifieation of a natioal political system in the north and south the in flux of immigrants redical segregation

Social Studies

2. Why did the Unites States become involved in Mexico's civil war? A. Relations had weakened between the United States and the new government. B. Mexico was unable to end the war without U.S. intervention. C. The United States provided troops to support the leader Wilson ...

us history

"the american war is over, but this is far from being the case with the american revolution." i need to know 1 more event or area of american life that represents this quote, i already have government and the Bill of Rights The United States is still revolting. We had the ...

social studies

How did U.S. participation in World War I impact U.S. foreign policy in the decade immediately after the war? A) The United States joined the League of Nations. B) The United States strengthened its alliances in Latin America. C) The United States used the military to acquire ...

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where did the immigrants come from during the period between the Civil War and the early 1900s?

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the battle of chancellorville defined the union effort in the civil war as being about slavery. true or false what happened to many former slaves after the civil war? -factory workers -united states military -moved to idaho or utah -sharecroppers and tenant farmers

us history

In many ways after the divisiveness and devastation of the Civil War, the United States searched for order economically, politically, geographically, socially and racially. Select one of these areas, or suggest another, and make a case for the reasons why it was the most vital...

US history

Hi, I need help with these three questions: 1. What were some of the different issues that contributed to the cause of the U.S. Civil War? 2. Why would the Civil War have contributed to the industrial development of the United States? 3. How was life during the Civil war? If ...

History

How was this section of the 14th amendment significant to reconstruction. Basically, I don't understand the last part that starts at this section ensured..... Section 3. No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice President, or ...

Social studies

why was the americans attack on manila harbor in the philippines important for a quick american victory in the spanish american war? The United States relied on war supplies from Asia and securing the Philippines protected those.••• The United States was able to crush ...

History-Civil War

What was the biggest challenge faced by the federal government at the end of the war in reintergrating the South into the United States of America ?

United States History

How is this map different from a typical map of the United States? I couldn't get the map to paste here but it is of the Eastern United States with all the states names crossed out and Irish names put in. circa 1900's I think it was during the potato famine when Irish ...

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Could someone please check my History questions? Any help will be greatly appreciated! My answers are under the question... 3) Which of these would have been MOST likely to take the Oregon Trail? A) Native Americans migrating from the east B) Americans trying to settle on the ...

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What was the main effect of the Civil War on the women's movement? A. The women's movement shifted their focus to helping widows of the Civil War. B. The movement was put on hold while women focused on anti-slavery reform and the war effort. C. The movement was strengthened ...

History

"Americans had decided how to rule their new territories. When the war with Spain began, the United States pledged to "leave the government and control of cuba to its people." In what way did the United States fail to keep the promise referred to in this quotation? A.The ...

History

Which of the following was an important consequence of these events? * 1 point Most Southern slave-owners peacefully freed their slaves. Most African Americans moved to the North. Americans became involved in a Civil War. New slaves were transported from Africa to the United ...

Social

Which of the following was a key factor in the passage of the Emergency Quota Act in 1921? A. the desire to have only American-born citizens in the United States B. the fear of a second wave of communist immigrants C. a fear that immigrants would take jobs for lower pay** D. ...

social studies

Who was the commander of the United States during the Civil War?

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In many ways after the divisiveness and devastation of the Civil War, the United States searched for order economically, politically, geographically, socially and racially. Select one of these areas, or suggest another, and make a case for the reasons why it was the most vital...

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One unintended consequence of the immigration restrictions passed in the 1920s was to: A. end legal immigration from east Asia. B. decrease the number of immigrants from southern and eastern Europe. C. increase the number and proportion of immigrants from Mexico and Latin ...

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Could somone check my grammar for me. I am not the best and could use some help. Thanks. • Imagine yourself as a current member of your selected group, and consider the following question: Would I want to immigrate to the United States, and why? Think about what opinion you ...

Social Studies

This is the only question I need help with! My answer for it is, C. Why was it important for the United States to maintain good relations with North Africa and Southwest Asia? The United States was looking to expand trade into the region. The manufacturing of nuclear weapons ...

Social Studies

1) The four major kinds of natural vegetation in the United States and Canada are tundra, grassland, desert scrub, and a. permafrost. b. forest. c. swamp. d. all of the above 2) Why is mining important to the economy of the United States? a. It employs many workers. b. Gold is...

History

What new idea about the role of the United States in the world emerged as a result of World War II? A:Only a return to U.S. isolationism could prevent future conflicts. B:U.S. prosperity hinged on the world peace and economic development C:The war had badly damaged the United ...

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Immigrants who came to the united states in the 1800s, had which effect on the country? A:filled many jobs. B:created businesses. C:fueled expansion of the united states. D: all of the above. I think the answer is D. Thank you

World Geography

REVIEW 1.What natural resource most attracted European traders to Canada? A. Timber<<<<< B. Animal furs C. Fish D. Whales 2.Which of the following doubled the size of the United States in 1803? A. The Civil War<<<<<<< B. The Louisiana ...

social studies

what are two ways the united states government helped the former slaves after the civil war

History

Why was the bombing of Pearl Harbor a turning point in World War II? A)Immediately after Pearl Harbor, the Japanese surrendered. B)The Germans simultaneously bombed the United States. C)Before this event, the United States had not declared war. D)The bombing came directly ...

The Civil War

I need websites that can tell me about the civil war. I googled civil war and sites suggesting the topic wasn't about the civil war! Please Help

History-Civil War

What was the most important technological or technical advance made during and for the Civil War ?

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hi i need information to write an essay on the united states policy towards indians in the years following the civil war

american history

After the Civil War, where did U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward think that the United States should expand?

Social Studies

in what way did the efforts of the Tuskegee Airmen contribute to the hopes for improved civil rights in the United States? A. The Tuskegee showed that integrated fighting units cold work well. B. The efforts of the African American Tuskegee Airmen during the war built ...

American History

Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes immigrants' accommodation to city life in the United States around 1900?

Social Studies

Why did some Southern states withdraw from the united states in 1860? A They wanted to avoid the Civil War. B They didn't believe in manifest. C They wanted trade freely with great britan. D They feared they would have little say in the government

Ashford

Once they arrived in the United States, immigrants experienced a life very different from what they imagined. Which was not something that was most immediately part of their experience?

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Should United States government policy favor certain kinds of immigrants. Immigration policy in the United States deals with people that are entering the country; especially, those who plan to work and remain illegally. In essence, when it comes to the issue of immigration, it...

world history

The thirteen stripes on this United States flag represent the number of A- original colonies B- revolutionary war battles C- president of the United States D- states in the Union

World History

Which of the following was an effect of Allied defeats and high casualty rates on the Eastern Front? A. Russia entered the war on the Allied side B. Russia experienced a revolution and dropped out of the war. C. The United States issued the Four Points. D. The United States ...

Ethics

should united states government policy favor certain kinds of immigrants? What do you think? Should we favor certain nationalities as we have throughout most of our history? Should we favor skilled and educated workers? Should we favor spouses and children of legal residents? ...

history

Please please check my answers? and correct if needed? Thanks! 1. Which of the following represents an argument for annexing Texas? (1 point) Another slave state would be added, causing political debate. Texas was an independent state, so a treaty would need a two-thirds vote...

history

what are some questions that i can research about the civil war? i already have: 1. How many people fought in the civil war? 2. How many soldiers died during the civil war?

social civics

Before the Civil war a policy of free compulsory education had been adopted throughtout the United States? true or false

U.S. History (Check!)

. During the 2000 election, it came down to a 400 difference in what state? A: Florida 2. Why was the United States involved in the Persian Gulf War? A: To expel Iraq from Kuwait, which has one of the largest oil reserves in the world, and protect our energy source. 3. Why did...

social studies

what main reason did congress initially refuse to annex texas If the united states annexed texas it would almost certainly cause a war with mexico *** If the united states annexed texas it would enter as a free state and anger southerners If the united states annexed texas ...

U.S. History (Check)(REED)

1. During the 2000 election, it came down to a 400 difference in what state? A: Florida 2. Why was the United States involved in the Persian Gulf War? A: To expel Iraq from Kuwait, which has one of the largest oil reserves in the world, and protect our energy source. 3. Why ...

US HISTORY

1. How did the Iranian Revolution impact the United States? 2. What was Ronald Reagan’s view on the US government? 3. What are the Moral Majority and the “Contract with America?” 4. What did the falling communist regimes in Eastern Europe have in common? 5. Define “...

History

Based on the quote, which conclusion can be made about the United States during World War II? The quote below was written during the 1940s: "The senselessness of all the inactive manpower. . . . [M]en who are able and willing to do all they can to lick the Axis. . . . Why won'...

History Help:)

1.At the time of the Civil War, what did Florida have in common with the Maryland? A.Both states were led by planters with an economic interest in slavery. B.President Lincoln suspended habeas corpus in both states. C.The majority of farmers in both states had secret ...

math

According to the U.S. Census Bureau in 2009 there were 21,854,374 veterans in the United States. Veterans of the Korean War accounted for 12.4% of that total, while 10.7% were veterans of World War II. What is the positive difference between the numbers of veterans of the ...

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According to the U.S. Census Bureau in 2009 there were 21,854,374 veterans in the United States. Veterans of the Korean War accounted for 12.4% of that total, while 10.7% were veterans of World War II. What is the positive difference between the numbers of veterans of the ...

Imperialism and World War I

what effect did john hay's open door policy letter have on the imperial powers of britain france germany russia and japan? A) It provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the United States. B) It caused the imperial powers to restrict trade in their trade with China.*** C...

HISTORY

In the mid-nineteenth century new waves of immigrants came to the United States, most of them from ___ and ___. Northern & Western Europe?

Grammar and Composition

please check my answers decide which of the following words should be capitalized. rewrite the words that should be capitalized 1. elizabethan drama Elizabethan drama 2. united states of america United States of America 3. florida keys Florida keys 4. life in new york city ...

government

"The united states in congress assembled shall never engage in war...nor coin money,nor regulate the value thereof, nor [spend] the sums and expenses necessary for the defense and welfare of the united states...nor borrow money on the credit of the united states...nor agree ...

Global Studies (check please)

The belief, shared by many Americans, that the United States had a right to own all the land from the Atlantic to the Pacific was called a. America's Right ***** b. Manifest Destiny c. The Inheritance d. Free Will Which of the following was neither part of the Confederacy nor ...

world history

Which of the following is NOT true about the arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union during the cold war? A. The Soviet Union created the first man-made satellite, prompting the United States to develop the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA...

U.S. History (Check)(REED)

1. Name 4 ways the United States tried to help the war in Europe without actually going to war. 1# U.S. Congress passing the Lend-Lease Act, which enabled the United States to lend and/or lease arms to any country that could be a vital ally to the United States. #2 U.S. ...

history

where did the united states get the most of the money to finance world war 1

History

Which of these questions was central for U.S foreign policy in the years immediately following the War of 1812? A. Should the United States expand into the Pacific? B. What should be down about Texan independence? C. How should the boundary between the United States and Canada...

Ethnic

• Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay in which you answer the following questions: 1. What distinguishes African American Muslims from other practicing Muslims in the United States? 2. How has the immigration of Muslims and Arabs been influenced by the governmental policies of ...

Social STUDIES

which of the following statements about World War 1 would be most difficult to prove and disprove a. American casualties were more numerous than in any other war. b. it was the first war in which the opposing sides used airplanes c. the U.S government spent more on armaments ...

Literature

12. When does the Narrative of Sojourner Truth take place? A. Before the Civil War* B. Right after the Emancipation Proclamation C. After the Civil War D. During the Civil War I think I got the answer - can you double check for me? Thanks!

US History

Many immigrants who came to the United States expected to find streets paved with gold and easy oppurtuinities to make their fortunes. What were they most likely to find? Can I get a link to help, or something? Thanks -MC

history

What would have happened if the United States had not entered World War 1 on the side of the Allies? Read the prior link I sent, and do a little guessing -- play the "what if" game. Let us know what you think, and someone here will be happy to critique your thinking. =)

Social studies

which of the following statements about World War 1 would be most difficult to prove and disprove a. American casualties were more numerous than in any other war. b. it was the first war in which the opposing sides used airplanes c. the U.S government spent more on armaments ...

US HISTORY *JUST NEED CHECKED*

What foreign policy did the United States follow before entering World War 2? * Isolationsism Communism(MY ANSWER) Socialism Blitzkrieg Japan is a country made up of islands * True (MY ANSWER) False Why was Japan so interested in controlling the islands in the Pacific Ocean...

history

which war did the most americans die - american revolutionary war?, WW1, US civil war? or WW2?

Social studies

1)What is one example of the way a rise in productivity during the 19 fifties improve the standard of living in the United States? A) I gave workers more time off B) it led to Sharp increase in urbanization***** C) it led to the end discrimination in the United States D) it ...

U. S. History

Which event demostrated that the continental U.S. is not geographically protected from an enemy attack by the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans? The Civil War, World War I, Gulf War of 1991, or the terrorists attacks of September 11,2001 I know the Civil War and the terrorists ...

U.S. History

I'm writing a DBQ Essay on Civil War and Reconstruction. The major question is What led the Southern states to secede from the Union in 1860 and 1861? My question is can i include as a thesis to state the civil war has negative effects than positive effects on the economy and ...

history

did the united states help in the berlin airlift in any way? FOr the cold war debate, i want to say that the ussr is to blame because they were the agressors and the united states was just trying to help people in need

us history

Who were three significant black abolitionists prior to and during the Civil War?

american history

Which happened first? a. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. b. The battle of Antietam was fought in Maryland. a. The Civil War began. b. John Brown led a raid on Garper's Ferry in Virginia. a. The Supreme Court reached a decision in the case of ...

Soc Stud

Why was the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 necessary? A.The legislation setting immigration policy had expired. B.Too many immigrants were coming to the United States each year. C.Existing American immigration policies were discriminatory. D.The United States did not ...

college American Government

How should the United States prosecute its war against global terrorism over the next several years? Should the United States become more aggressive in taking preemptive action in accordance with the Bush Doctrine? Or should the United States be more diplomatic in its ...

Preschool/Kindergarten

Which of the following is a reason why kindergarten was started in the United States? a. Kindergarten was designed to be affordable to most people. b. Kindergarten was designed to be universally available for all. c. Kindergarten was designed to make a difference in the later ...

World History

The most serious confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War involved the: a. Bay of pigs invasion. b. Falklands/Malvinas War. c. Cuban Missile Crisis. d. invasion of Grenada.

cutural diversity

Should United States government policy favor certain kinds of immigrants? Should [citizenship] preference be given to the neediest applicants? The most talented? The most oppressed? The richest? Should applications from certain countries be given priority

U.S. History

What effect did John Hay’s open door policy letters have on the imperial powers of Britain, France, Germany, Russia, and Japan? A) It provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the United States. B) It caused the imperial powers to restrict trade in their trade with ...

Civics

The most important effect of the amendments that have been added to the Constitution since the Civil War has been that more people are eligible to become citizens more people are involved in the political process *** more people immigrate to the United States each year more ...

Social studies

what effect did john hay's open door policy letters have on the imperial powers of britain france germany russia and japan? A:it provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the United States B:it caused the imperial powers to restrict trade in their trade with China C:it ...

social studies

What effect did John Hay's open door policy letters have on the imperial powers of Britain, France, Germany, Russia and Japan? a. It provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the United States b. It caused the imperial powers to restrict trade in their trade with China c...

world history

Which of the following provides the most significant contrast to the feelings of the detained Chinese immigrants at the Angel Island Immigration Center in California? A.The feelings of the Chinese immigrants at Ellis Island. B.The feelings of the Europeans immigrants at Ellis ...

Histroy

Once they arrived in the United States, immigrants experienced a life very different from what they imagined. Which was not something that was most immediately part of their experience? (Points : 1) Labor scams Low skilled work Religious tolerance Assimilation

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Why did German ships begin to attack us ships in 1941 before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor? a. Germany wanted to weaken the United States b. Germany declared war on the United States c. The U.S disagreed with Nazi expansion and values d. The U.S supplied war materials to...

U.S. History

TRUE OR FALSE (The First World War) 1. Until 1915, most Americans thought of the war as a European conflict that would have little effect in the United States. 2. Big Berthas were massive ships used to transport German troops. 3. The Treaty of Versailles demanded that Russia ...

History

What effect did John Hay's open door policy letters have on the imperial powers of Britain, France, Germany, Russia, and Japan? A)It provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the United States B)It caused the imperial powers to restrict trade in their trade with China C)...

Social Studies

I NEED HELP QUICK!!!! what effect did John Hay's open door policy letters have on the imperial powers of Britain France Germany Russia and Japan? 1. it provoked the imperial powers to declare war on the United States. 2. it caused the imperial powers to restrict trade in their...

Immigration

200-300 word summary that answers all of the following questins: Should United States government policy favor certainkinds of immigrants? Should citizenship preference be givento the neediest applicants? The most talented? the most Oppressed? the Richest? Should applications ...

Social Studies

Who was the leader of the Confederate States of America? Jefferson Davis? Who was the President elected serving during the Civil War? Abe Lincoln? The Confederate capital city was located 90 miles from the Union capital. What were they? Richmond,Virginia and Washington D.C.? ...

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