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What were some of the countries they came from?  SOUTHERN AND EASTERN EUROPE  ITALY  AUSTRIA-HUNGARY  RUSSIA.

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1 What were some of the countries they came from?  SOUTHERN AND EASTERN EUROPE  ITALY  AUSTRIA-HUNGARY  RUSSIA

2 What reasons did they often have for coming to the U.S.?  SOUTHERN AND EASTERN EUROPE  RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION  OVERPOPULATION  TO FIND GOOD FARMLAND AND JOBS  TO LEAD MORE FREE, MORE INDEPENDENT LIVES

3 Where did they often enter the U.S.?  SOUTHERN AND EASTERN EUROPE  ELLIS ISLAND

4 WHAT WERE SOME OF THE COUNTRIES THEY CAME FROM?  ASIA  CHINA  JAPAN

5 What reasons did they often have for coming to the U.S.?  ASIA  TO MAKE MONEY  TO SEEK FOURTUNES  TO MINE GOLD  TO OBTAIN BETTER PAYING JOBS

6 WHERE DID THEY OFTEN ENTER THE U.S.?  ASIA  ANGEL ISLAND

7 What were some of the countries they came from  CARIBBEAN ISLANDS AND CENTRAL AMERICA  MEXICO  JAMAICA  CUBA  PURTO RICO  OTHER ISLANDS IN THE WEST INDIES

8 What reasons did they often have for coming to the U.S.  CARIBBEAN ISLANDS AND CENTRAL AMERICA  TO FIND WORK  LIVED IN TERRITORIES TAKEN OVER BY THE U.S.  TO FLEE POLITICAL TURMOIL

9 Where did they often enter the U.S.?  CARIBBEAN ISLANDS AND CENTRAL AMERICA  ELLIS ISLAND  SOUTHEASTERN U.S.  SOUTHWESTERN U.S.

10 NATIVE-BORN  SPOKE ENGLISH  TENDED TO HAVE ANCESTORS FROM WESTERN EUROPE  CAUCASIAN  PROTESTANT

11 NEW IMMIGRANTS  OFTEN DID NOT SPEAK ENGLISH  CAME FROM OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD  MANY WERE FROM ASIA  CATHOLIC AND JEWISH


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