Opposed the Irish because most were roman catholic
Worried about what immigrants would do to white population.
Reasons For Immigrating
work, religious freedom, escaping government or war
Irish- Potato Famine
Came to the America because they went through a famine.
Often were stereotyped as aggressive
Given the hard jobs
Came for cheap land
Came from different parts of society unlike the Irish
Came to America when the revolution failed
Immigration is leaving your home country and going to a new one
First wave vs. Second wave
Compared to the 2nd wave, the first wave had a a lot more people coming to escape their home government or etc. It sounds like the 2nd wave was easier or simplier than the 1st wave.