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A Growing Population Chapter 20 p
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)
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
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.
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
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