what hardships did immigrants face and how did america change after immigrants came here?

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  1. Social studies

    Someone please check my answer? Explain how life in cities improved in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Be sure to describe innovations in the public transportation and travel as well as how technology helped solve some of the problems of crowding. My

  2. US History

    Use the quotation to answer the question. It is said that the quality of recent immigration is undesirable. The time is quite within recent memory when the same thing was said of immigrants who, with their descendants, are now numbered among our best

  3. History

    Which of the following statements about immigration to the United States is most accurate? A:All immigrants have easily assimilated into American society. B:The ethnic mix of the American population has remained unchanged. C:The number of immigrants

  4. English

    1. Which is an example of paraphrasing the excerpt? (1 point) O The immigrants' next stop after landing in the States was Ellis Island. This was the place where they would be given health exams and other tests to see if they would be allowed to stay. Many

  5. government

    Why do liberals support the payment of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits to undocumented immigrants? A. Liberals argue that it increases the likelihood of their repatriation. B. Liberals believe that these payments benefit the

  6. ss

    Hey guys im super behind in my ss work and we have a portfolio and i honestly dont understand any part of it ( probably bc im so dumb lol) and im in connexus btw idk if that helps here are the directions Migration and Immigration in the Early 20th Century

  7. Social Studies

    The German and British governments invest heavily in human capital. How does this lead to a higher standard of living? Order the sequence to answer the question. higher standard of living productive workers leads to investment in human capital leads to

  8. English

    Read the excerpt from Immigrant Kids, and then answer the question. In the years around the turn of the century, immigration to America reached an all-time high. Between 1880 and 1920, 23 million immigrants arrived in the United States. They came mainly

  9. E L A first connexus ela question ever in jishka!

    Read the excerpt from "Lewis Hine Helps a Nation See the Light." One of Hine's photo essays received a lot of attention. It was a study of immigrants entering the United States through Ellis Island. At that time, many Americans had strong anti-immigrant

  10. English

    The factory in “Mexicans Begin Jogging” was under investigation for a. employing illegal immigrants.*** b. unsafe working conditions for employees. c. manufacturing illegal parts and products. d. forcing labor from undocumented immigrants.

  11. history

    which of the following is an example of a biased statement of Texas. A. Six percent of Texas population is made up of undocumented immigrants. B. immigrants are the main cause of crime in Texas. C. Texas has the third highest Hispanic population in the

  12. Social Studies Help ASAP Please!

    Resistance to Immigration Nativists believed that some immigrants did not fit into American culture because their customs were to different ---> Prejudice and violence grew as the number of Chinese immigrants increased ---> ? Based on your reading, which

  13. American government check my answer

    9. According to this excerpt, President Obama would most likely support which of the following? (1 point) laws that restrict immigration from poor countries mass deportations of all illegal immigrants regardless of age construction of a wall along the

  14. 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

  15. SS-HELP

    i have no idea what they are asking, help!! For this portfolio project, you will conduct research and examine documents that show the thoughts of both immigrants and people who opposed immigration. You will use the research and primary documents to write

  16. Social Studies

    bout how much of New Mexico's population is made up of minority groups? 20 percent 35 percent 60 percent****** 85 percent Which conclusion is best supported by New Mexico's policies towards undocumented immigrants? Legislators believe undocumented

  17. U.S. History

    How did the influx of immigrants affect cities? A: The influx of immigrants led architects to develop new approaches to housing and transporting large numbers of people. This resulted in the development of skyscrapers, horsecars, cable cars, and electric

  18. History

    What troubled Manuel de Mier y Terán when he visited Texas, which he reported to the Mexican government? (1 point) the amount of slavery in the state the number of Mexican immigrants who hadn’t adopted American culture the number of American immigrants

  19. History

    Statement 1-Immigrants should make every effort to adapt to their new country, including adopting cultural norms and traditions. Statement 2-Diversity in backgrounds and experience creates a society that teaches tolerance and respect.*** Statement 3-The

  20. Social Studies

    How was the initial reason most settlers came to New Nether land different from the reasons most settlers came to the surrounding English colonies A. The English mostly came for religious reasons, while many immigrants settled in New Nether land to mind

  21. US History

    For this portfolio project, you will conduct research and examine documents that show the thoughts of both immigrants and people who opposed immigration. You will use the research and primary documents to write an essay in which you answer the question:

  22. English

    Read this central idea found in Immigrant Kids. The inspection process at Ellis Island was frightening for new immigrants. 5. Which line from the text best supports this central idea? (1 point) 1.Before they could be admitted to the United States,

  23. Social Studies

    Which of the following statements gives an opinion? New Mexico has a large Hispanic population.********* Undocumented immigrants in New Mexico should have equal rights with documented immigrants. New Mexico's legislature passed a resolution stating its

  24. American History please Help

    The influx of new immigrants in the 1980s and 1990s motivated many native-born Americans to A.campaign to make English their state’s official language. B.push for bilingual education programs in public schools C.boycott businesses that gave jobs to

  25. ELA

    Read this excerpt from Immigrant Kids by Russell Freedman. Those who failed to get past both doctors had to undergo a more thorough medical exam. The others moved on to the registration clerk, who questioned them with the aid of an interpreter: What is

  26. History

    All of the following account for nativist sentiment against the New immigrants of the late 19th century EXCEPT that the immigrants a. practiced different religions b. had different languages and cultures c. were willing to work for lower wages than were

  27. History

    What were the main labor sources in the Middle colonies? Family and slaves Immigrants and slaves Immigrants and indentured servants Indentured servants and family I believe the answer is B. Immigrants and slaves

  28. English

    But the journey was not yet over. Before they could be admitted to the United States, immigrants had to pass through Ellis Island, which became the nation's chief immigrant processing center in 1892. There they would be questioned and examined. Those who

  29. Social studies

    which of the following best explains why most immigrants came to the unitd states between 1865 and 1920 a. most immigrants were wealthy Europeans who brought successful business to the united states. b. most immigrants faced problems at home. they believed

  30. S.S

    Why has the influx of immigration to Europe created challenges? A. Immigrants are not interested in a better life. Immigrants creat diversity. C. Immigrants do not have a good reason for leaving their homeland. D. Immigrants may not have the skill

  31. Social Studies (Ms. Sue)

    What did Chinese immigrants and Mexican immigrants have in common?

  32. History

    Hi! Can anyone help me? Links are very encouraged!! What countries had the largest number of immigrants come to the United States? Why did immigrants leave these countries? Where did immigrants often settle when they arrived in the United States? Why were

  33. Geography. plz help its urgent.

    Ok, so i was given an essay question to do. In a well developed essay, list and explain the three types of immigrants that Canada accepts. Explain why the Canadian Government would want to allow such immigrants to enter into Canada. Pleasee help. I know

  34. Statistics

    What is the percentage of immigrants living here in the U.S. legally? Of these people, how many are naturalized? I've tried looking this up, but either the article was made without the full 2012 census or it talked about illegal immigrants.

  35. History (1900’s)

    Hey peeps can you guys pretty please give me a list of the challenges of immigration in the 1900's? I have been researching for like literally tree days. Please help me before I melt~ I have this: Immigrants may have been turned down at the front gates.

  36. English

    These 5 sentences are about the same topic. By comparing them, which sentence would you conclude to be bias. 1.Roughly ten illegal immigrants are caught at the border each day. 2.In ten days, about one hundred illegal immigrants were stopped at the border.

  37. History Help!!

    Which of the following is an example of a biased statement about Texas? A) Six percent of Texas' population is made up of undocumented immigrants. B) Immigrants are the main cause of crime in Texas.*** C) Texas has the third-highest Hispanic population in

  38. us history

    How and why the anti-immigrants represented immigrants in political cartoons?

  39. History

    How did immigration change in the late-19th century? Labor unions succeeded in getting Congress to issue an immigration ban. The number of immigrants from southern and eastern Europe increased. The government began limiting Irish and German immigration.

  40. English

    I am writing an argumentative essay on Why I think America should not have to accommodate the languages of immigrants that come to America that they should learn English before being eligible to become a US citizen.

  41. SOCIAL STUDIES

    Nativists believed that some immigrants didn't fit into American culture because their costumes were to different. ---> Prejudice and violent grew as the number of Chinese immigrants increased.----> Based on your reading, which statement best completes the

  42. ap history

    the first large group of german immigrants moved to america seeking? http://www.google.com/search?q=first+german+immigrants&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7SUNA Good information here. =) Thank you for using the

  43. Social Studies

    What was China like in the 1920s? (Their lifestyle, immigrants living there, economy, etc.) *I searched up a few websites, but there wasn't a lot of information about their lifestyle or immigrants living there.

  44. Social Studies

    Why did immigrants and farmers settle in big cities at the end of the 19th century? My answer: Immigrants and farmers settle in large cities because, once there, even workers with few skills could usually find steady work.

  45. amerian history

    What was the goal of Americanization programs in settlement houses? A. to combat the belief that native-born white Americans were superior to newcomers B. to help newcomers learn English and adopt American dress and diet C. to blend traditions from

  46. english

    Thanks for help and websites. Here is what I've written about the building fence so far. please tell me if I'm on the right path. I'm for building the fence and tell me if i need to correct my sentence. Thanks! Due to borders being unsafeguarded, illegal

  47. ethn- please revise

    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

  48. History of Immigration, proof read my essay?

    Hi, I've just finished looking over my rough draft of my essay on the History of Immigration, and was wondering if someone could proof-read it for me. Although I've had a teacher do it and everything, I thought I'd get someone elses help. So I've reached

  49. Social Studies

    How does the strong history of immigration in the United States influence the kind of nation we have become? Since most Americans are descendants of immigrants, why do you think discrimination against today's immigrants persists? Do you think immigration

  50. HiSTORY ....helpppppp

    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

  51. History

    Which conclusion is best supported by New Mexico's policies towards undocumented immigrants? a. Legislators believe undocumented immigrants deserve some state-level rights. b. Legislators wish to limit immigration at all costs. c. Legislators believe that

  52. History

    Which conclusion is best supported by New Mexico's policies towards undocumented immigrants? a. Legislators believe undocumented immigrants deserve some state-level rights. b. Legislators wish to limit immigration at all costs. c. Legislators believe that

  53. History

    I have this one question that is giving me some trouble trying too figure out. Could one please help me with this one question. Before 1802, most immigrants came from ____________; after 1802, most immigrants came from ______________. My choices are: The

  54. immigrants U.S.A

    Immigrants U.S.A What do you want to know about immigrants to the U.S.A.? Since most of us are descended from immigrants -- who began arriving about four hundred years ago -- that's a lot of time and people. Please clarify your question and we'll try to

  55. English

    Can someone check my my post? Thank you very much in advance. Franco At the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, millions of people emigrated to the USA as they wanted to escape from poverty, unemployment, and political and

  56. ethics

    What is the future of Asian diversity in America That's a very broad topic since Asia includes people from such diverse countries as Korea, China, India, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Israel, and Saudi Arabia. By the second or third generation, immigrants

  57. 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

  58. spell

    Should Illegal Immigrants Be Allowed Into The U.S? Illegal immigrants should be allowed into America. An illegal immigrant is any person who enters the United States illegally, or any person who enters legally and stays past the time allowed. There are

  59. spell

    Illegal immigrants should be allowed into America. An illegal immigrant is any person who enters the United States illegally, or any person who enters legally and stays past the time allowed. There are many arguments that support allowing illegal

  60. English

    Can you proof read or correct my sentence? Why does immigrant migrate even though we have a law as being illegal? There are various reasons for illegal immigrant migrating such as seeking for job, for safe life and for quality of life. Because of the

  61. math - please help!!

    The number of immigrants living in a certan country with a large population makes up 20 percent of the population. in a random sample poll of 100 people what is the expected number of immigrants to be polled? (using bionomial distribution) thanks!

  62. english

    Hi, I have another question about a sentence in my paper. Does this sound alright? Immigrants envisioned and anticipated America to be an answer to their problems but what they got instead was a world filled with filth.

  63. s.s/immigrants

    what hardships did immigrants face and how did america change after immigrants came here?

  64. 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

  65. social studies

    how was the reaction to the wave of immigrants coming to America in the 2000s similar to the reaction to immigration in the 1920s? A)Immigrants were welcomed for their labor and contributions to tax revenues and the economy. B)There was pressure on

  66. social studies

    what would be the most likely effect of a southern European economic boom on the regions immigrants? A) immigrants would be more welcome because their labor would be needed B) immigrants would be more welcome because they would be responsible for the

  67. SS

    What would be the most likely effect of a Southern European economic boom on the region's immigrants? A. Immigrants would be more welcome because their labor would be needed. B. Immigrants would be more welcome because they would be responsible for the

  68. only 1 LA question... help asap!!

    In "The Teacher Who Changed My Life," the author is trying to persuade the readers that (1 point) immigrants face many difficulties schoolteachers are not appreciated enough he owes his success to Miss Hurd I think its A (immigrants face many difficulties)

  69. social studies-Ms. Sue

    "Immigrants have frequently been accused of taking jobs from "real" Americans. Politicians who oppose immigrants often use this as a reason. The problem with this argument is that many immigrants work very hard for minimum (or lower) wage that doesn't

  70. Literacy

    I'm writing historical fiction about Chinese immigrants in the 1800s..the story wll end with a chinese immigrant arriving at america, for a better life, and a little on how their new lives were in america. In the middle, i think i'll have to include what

  71. U.S. History

    how did discrimination against immigrants greaten in American after WWI, i already have physical violence. please help, paper due tomorrow! Immigrants faced job, housing, and college entrance discrimination. Many immigrants were barred from social clubs,

  72. Socail Studies

    Why does immigration most likely continue to increase the U.S. population? The U.S. economy benefits from immigrant labor. Immigrants are needed as soldiers in the U.S. military. The U.S. government seeks out immigrants to combat falling birth rates.

  73. Social Studies question

    Why does immigration most likely continue to increase the U.S. population? The U.S. economy benefits from immigrant labor. Immigrants are needed as soldiers in the U.S. military. The U.S. government seeks out immigrants to combat falling birth rates.

  74. math

    The number of immigrants living in a certain country with a large population makes up 35% of the population. In a random sample poll of 40 people what is: a)the expected number of non-immigrants will be polled? b)the probability that no immigrants will be

  75. data management gr.12

    The number of immigrants living in a certain country with a large population makes up 35% of the population. In a random sample poll of 40 people what is: a)the expected number of non-immigrants will be polled? b)the probability that no immigrants will be

  76. History8

    German immigrants were more likely than Irish immigrants to a.take low-paying jobs. b.be Catholic. c.settle in rural areas. d.arrive penniless.

  77. ela

    Immigrants have changes america, but america has also changed them what does this mean you can read the article Holding on to heritage before it slips away Thanks

  78. history

    Check my answers? True/False South Carolina was allowed by Congress to nullify federal tariffs which hurt their economy. False, the Senate came up with a Compromise where federal tariffs would be reduced for SC. One of the most dependable & profitable

  79. U.S. History

    How did the influx of immigrants affect cities? A: The influx of immigrants led architects to develop new approaches to housing and transporting large numbers of people. This resulted in the development of skyscrapers, horsecars, cable cars, and electric

  80. English

    What can a reader determine frome details in the sentence? A. That immigrants left ellid island once their cases were cleared. B. That the job of clerk was a difficult one. C. How many immigrants entered the United States each day. D. How clerks kept their

  81. social studies

    what have many immigrants done for our country in 1900s??? What happend with the immigrants in 1900s when there went into the building?(Ellis Island) Thank's

  82. history

    Why were Chinese American immigrants frequently detained when trying to immigrate through Angel Island? Immigration agents were notorious for asking immigrants confusing questions as a means of denying them entry. The rules for immigration were stricter at

  83. Immigration

    Where did French immigrants to america go in the late 1800s

  84. immigrants

    Right now we are studying immigrants in class and I need a website that can give me pictures of asian immigrants that are young women. So far I haven't had any luck. Not the best in the world but pictures, anyway. http://www.angelisland.org/is_photos.htm

  85. history

    what was happening in the late 1800s in Germany? why German immigrants went to America?

  86. Social Studies

    When Chinese immigrants in the 1800s moved to America, were most of them happier here than in China?

  87. English

    Find the word that means the same or almost in parenthesis in this story A range of factors (Motivated) immigrants to leave their homelands to come to America. Many sought to escape poverty or prejudice. Some wanted to follow dreams, such as promises of

  88. World History- (Ms. Sue).

    Famine is significant because it forced several immigrants to emigrant to America and flee their homelands?

  89. U.S.History- 8th grade

    Could someone help me with this question? Which of the following groups of workers lived in poverty? nurses unskilled workes technicians immigrants I'm torn between unskilled workers and immigrants

  90. World History- (Ms. Sue).

    Prejudice is significant because it was what immigrants had to face due to the native-born Americans' fears?

  91. US History

    How did Irish immigrants coming to America cope with the religious discrimination they faced for being Catholics?

  92. Social studies

    immigrants came into the united states from europe in two waves. immigrants from which countries came in wave 1? a. italy, greece, russia, and austria-hungary. b. ireland, finland, germany, and great britain. c. sweden, norway, greece, and finland. d.

  93. History

    show how immigration has helped to shape America and describe some of the barriers immigrants have faced in their struggle for equality please help me with this question

  94. Social Studies

    Why was the second wave of immigrants discriminated against when the first wave of immigrants largely was not?

  95. world geography

    why did immigrants moved to america in the late 1800s A. work in technical industries ( i know this is wrong) B.help build the railroads C. from megalopolises ( i think its this one im not sure) D. live in the sunbelt states

  96. Social Studies

    How did the immigrants who came to the United States between 1820 and 1860 change the character of the country?

  97. history

    If you were one of the new immigrants who arrived in America in the 1880s, it's most likely that you would have been A. Italian and Catholic. B. Irish and Protestant. C. German and Lutheran. D. Swedish and Protestant. I think it's b.

  98. HISTORY

    If you were one of the new immigrants who arrived in America in the 1880s, it's most likely that you would have been A. German and Lutheran. B. Italian and Catholic. C. Swedish and Protestant. D. Irish and Protestant. I AM BETWEEN A and D can you please

  99. world history

    If you were one of the new immigrants who arrived in america in the 1880s, its most likely that you would have been A. Swedish and Protestant. B. Italian and Catholic. C. German and Lutheran. D. Irish and Protestant. I think Its D..?

  100. Teachers Aide/Language and other Barriers

    7. Besides learning to speak and read English, another goal of an ESL program is to A. prepare immigrant students for U.S. citizenship. B. help immigrant students “graduate” from bilingual classes to English-only ones. C. reduce the use by immigrants

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