Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
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
Immigrants from 1880-1930 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 1.Divide page in half. 2.Label one side Old & the other side New. Illustrate an example of each kind of immigrant in the appropriate box. 3. Color illustrations.