Personal Narrative: My Visit To The Swedish American Museum

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I visited the Swedish American Museum. It was a nice, little, cozy museum that taught me a lot about the Swedes and their trip to America. The main exhibit focused on the immigration of the Swedes to Chicago and what they did when they got to Chicago. It was their dream to immigrate to Chicago, because in 1850, there was not a lot of jobs outside of the agricultural service leading to a lot of them being poor and there was a drought which kept crops from growing. Also, the Swedish came to America because they wanted to express their religion more and not be forced in to the army, which was what America promised. Another main reason on coming to Chicago was there were more jobs in the city and the Homestead Act of 1962 allowed people who settled
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