The Importance Of Immigration To The People Of Poland During The 19th Century

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Thesis: During the 19th century, the people of Poland decided to immigrate to the United States, because of religious persecution and improved opportunities.
Body of Evidence:
According to “Polish/Russian – The Nation of Polonia – Immigration”, “Poles first came to prominence in American life during the Revolutionary War”. They helped the Americans gain their independence from Great Britain, but the Poles were not able to gain their own independence.
During the 1800’s, the Jewish population of Poland faced a lot of anti-Semitism. According to Polish Immigrants, “some Poles and other non-Jewish ethnic groups came to believe that Jews were “taking over” banks, lands, and other important resources. By the 1880’s, the poison of anti-Semitism had

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