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Essay On Spanish Immigration

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In recent news, the headlines have been covering the devastation in Syria. We have seen a huge increment in the number of Syrians trying to find refuge in their neighboring European countries. The earliest form of migration was almost two million years ago by the Homo erectus specie. They traveled from Africa to Eurasia, but there is no evidence as to why they migrated. The first piece of evidence this essay will present is that of Ponce de Leon, according to NYU’s publications, Ponce de Leon “was a Spaniard on a quest to find the fountain of youth” (Fernandez para. 1). According to much of history, the fountain of youth is a spring that evidently restores ones youth at the moment you drink or bathe in its waters. For much of history we have…show more content…
According to Emmigration.info, “The history of English Immigration to America began in the 1600's when England established colonies on the east coast of North America” (English Immigration para. 1). This tells us that the official start of immigration began in the 1600s when the English came to America to establish colonies and begin some world changing events. The reason this would be “world changing” exactly, would be because before this, during the Spanish colonization of South America, the eastern hemisphere essentially thought there was nothing more to the world. They thought that their land was all there was and nothing was beyond their coasts. In addition, “the English Immigration to America was at first based on obtaining profit from the new lands but quickly changed as people decided to move from England to escape religious and political prosecution” (English Immigration para. 4). This would explain that the English mainly sought to receive some money from either their country or from the resources that were available in the land. The government in England actually offered its people money if they had made the dangerous voyage to northern America and in addition to that money, whatever they produced in the colonies would make them profit as the English Immigration to America was at first based on obtaining profit from
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