Discuss immigration to the United States 1830s-1850s
Discussion – Immigration in the early 19th century
Read Chapter 8, pages 309-313 – the section titled “Immigration.”
Answer the following based only on the reading:
1. Discuss immigration to the United States 1830s-1850s. What factors might account for the increase?
2. Which groups were represented in larger numbers? Did they differ, if so how?
3. How did Americans respond to this increase of immigration? What was the motivation – race, class, or religion? (Or a combination of the three?) Be specific.
The USA has always been considered to be one of the world’s most diverse nations, a feat that she would not have achieved with her native Red Indian population. The diversity enjoys stems from immigration of people into the country either in search of opportunities or out of necessity or force………………………..