How did immigration affect America?
Immigration has had a major effect on the United States. Other than the Native Americans that were on the continent when Columbus arrived, everyone has immigrants in their history.
Immigrants affected America by causing it to become more diversified, and also causing a shortage of jobs at first.
Alot of Chinese names thru-out California due to the Chinese gold prospectors in 1849; China Camp, China Wall, etc. The railroad would've took alot longer to build, as only th…e Chinese men were willing to blast thru the granite mountains going thru Donner Pass in the Sierra Mountains. Very few men wanted to handle NITROGLYCERIN in those days! (MORE)
It allowed for the creation of the country. In the 1900's, it provided the country with a larger workforce, cheap labor, and helped strengthen the Democratic base.