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A Growing Population Chapter 20 p. 582-584. In 1870, the U.S. population was 40 million. Between 1870 & 1914 around 30 million immigrants moved to America.

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1 A Growing Population Chapter 20 p

2 In 1870, the U.S. population was 40 million. Between 1870 & 1914 around 30 million immigrants moved to America. By 1914, the US population was 99 million. (population + births + new immigrants)

3 There were TWO Waves of Immigrants: OLD – Before 1865 From Northern & Western Europe Religion: Protestant Language: English Similar Culture Came for farm work New – After 1865 From Eastern & Southern Europe Religion: Catholics, Jews, Buddhist Language: few spoke English Different Culture Came for factory jobs Asian Immigrants Different customs & beliefs

4 Left Side Top 1. Divide page in half. 2. On top 1/2 of page, split into 2 sections. Label Old on the left half & New on the right half. 3. Illustrate an example of each immigrant in the appropriate box. 4. Color the immigrants.

5 OLD NEW

6 Immigrants from Ireland 1.7 million Canada 2.3 million Asia.5 million Great Britain 2.3 million Austria/Hungary 4 million Russia 3.3 million Italy 4.5 million Germany 2.8 million

7 Left Side Bottom On the bottom section, make a bar graph titled Immigrants from Label Immigrants in Millions on the vertical axis & Countries of Origin on the horizontal axis. Label & color each bar a different color. Countries of Origin Immigrants in Millions Immigrants from


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