Is Immigration The Same Or Different Than The 1900's?

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The Difference Immigration has been around for many years, it is how your great grandparents came to America. Gigantic ships transported people from many countries and brought them to America, it’s different now. America has become more advanced with airplanes, cars, cruise ships, and much more. Is immigration the same or different than the 1900’s? Now we have different ways if of getting here, back then they had boats and horses, Immigration became popular through the 1900’s when many people came to America, they had less ways of getting here. Sometimes it can be the same but almost all the time it’s different, Now Versus Then Only 16 percent of the legal immigrants in the U.S. were considered skilled workers. The process of Immigration is In 2001, 64 percent of legal immigrants were admitted simply because they had a family member here. “In 1965, 84% of Americans were non-Hispanic whites, 4% were Hispanic, and less than 1% were Asian.” In 2015 62% of Americans are white and 18% of Americans are Hispanic. And Asians count as 6% of the population. 40 million people are legal immigrants right now. With that being about 13%. …show more content…

Immigration became so popular because people wanted to start a new life and find a new land for their family. Through the 1880 and 1930 more than 27 million people came to America and almost 12 million people came to Ellis Island. Later on in World War 1 in 1914 people's beliefs for immigration started to change. “Nationalism and suspicion of foreigners were on the rise,” Another reason Immigrants came to America was because they wanted to find new land were there may be more food and land for their family. Also they wanted to find land where they could be free to do anything they wanted. “And for millions of immigrants, New York provided opportunity.” In 1907 one million immigrants came to Ellis Island throughout a

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