Only wants whites in the country
Called Know nothings
Targeted the Irish
Irish Roman catholics.
Germans left because of harsh rules
Irish had potato famine.
1st vs 2nd wave
1st wave had mostly protestants
2nd was Catholic or Jewish
More people in 2nd than 1st.
Reason for Immigrating
German came to U.S because of harsh rulers
Irish Immigrated because of potato famine.
Some came to buy cheap land
25 million entered the U.S
Italians, Russians, Polish, and Greek.
Immigration is when a person moves from their home country to another.