Immigration (2nd wave (Chinese, Italy, Poland, Russia, Greese, Catholic),…
They argued that immigrates would never adapt to American culture.
Nativists think immigrates took away jobs from the Americans
They associate immigrates with violence, crime, and anarchy
Reasons for immigration
machines were replacing farmlands
farmlands were shrinking
treated less than a slave
Moved because of the potato famine
1st wave vs. 2nd wave
The 1st half was protestant
The 2nd half was catholic
What is Immigration?
Immigration is moving to a foreign country from your home.