Immigrationto America.
• Immigration to America has a long standing tradition.  Ever since the American continent was discovered  millions of peo...
H      T   R    iS   O   Y
American immigration history  can be viewed in 4 epochs:the colonial period    the mid-nineteenth   the turn of the       ...
• In the early years of the United States,  immigration was about 8,000 people a year.  After 1820, immigration gradually ...
• In 1875, the nation passed its first immigration  law.
The peak year of European immigration was in 1907 when 1,285,349                   persons entered the country.
• In the early 1930s, more  people emigrated from  the United States than  immigrated to it. The  U.S. government  sponsor...
• In 1990, President Bush signed the  Immigration Act of 1990, which  increased legal immigration to the  United States by...
• The American Dream is the belief that  through hard work and determination, any  United States immigrant can achieve a b...
Immigration to America
Immigration to America
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Immigration to America

340

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
340
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
7
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Immigration to America

  1. 1. Immigrationto America.
  2. 2. • Immigration to America has a long standing tradition. Ever since the American continent was discovered millions of people from many different nations have chosen or were forced to leave their home country behind.• Today Immigration to America is still something many people all over the world are dreaming about on a daily basis. They hope to start a new life there, leaving their old one behind for various reasons.
  3. 3. H T R iS O Y
  4. 4. American immigration history can be viewed in 4 epochs:the colonial period the mid-nineteenth the turn of the post-1965 century twentiethDuring this period The mid-nineteenth the early twentieth- mostly from Latinapproximately century saw mainly century mainly from America and Asia175,000 Englishmen an influx from Southern andmigrated to Colonial northern Europe Eastern EuropeAmerica
  5. 5. • In the early years of the United States, immigration was about 8,000 people a year. After 1820, immigration gradually increased. From 1836 to 1914, over 30 million Europeans migrated to the United States. The death rate on these transatlantic voyages was high; one in seven travellers died.
  6. 6. • In 1875, the nation passed its first immigration law.
  7. 7. The peak year of European immigration was in 1907 when 1,285,349 persons entered the country.
  8. 8. • In the early 1930s, more people emigrated from the United States than immigrated to it. The U.S. government sponsored a Mexican Repatriation program which was intended to encourage people to voluntarily move to Mexico, but thousands were deported against their will. Altogether about 400,000 Mexicans were repatriated.
  9. 9. • In 1990, President Bush signed the Immigration Act of 1990, which increased legal immigration to the United States by 40%. Nearly 8 million immigrants came to the United States from 2000 to 2005 – more than in any
  10. 10. • The American Dream is the belief that through hard work and determination, any United States immigrant can achieve a better life, usually in terms of financial prosperity and personal freedom of choice.
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×