Best Answer

Most came by steerage on ships and suffered for two months. This was the cheapest way to come. They saved and sold what they had to come.

User Avatar

Wiki User

6y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How did so many people able to able to afford to come to America?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

Why can't people afford dogs?

Some people can't afford to feed them, but the animals themselves can be come by cheaply.

Why did people from china first come to America?

because they wanted to be free and able to follow their own religion

Why Mexican should be able to live in America?

because they let American people come to Mexico and they don't let them.

If America is ranked so low in Health Care among developed Nations then why do so many people if they can afford it want to come here when they have serious health issues.?

Answering "

Who were people living on the borders of America?

The people living on the borders of America come from many different ethnic backgrounds. A large number of people on the southern border of America come from a Hispanic background.

Why did the Canadian people came to America?

to learn English (come to America)

Why and how did people come to early America?

They went to America for food and freedom

Why did Italian people come to America?


Why did the people come from Britain to North America?

British people were sent to America to claim land for England

Where does the phrase dirt poor come from?

From houses with dirt floors, not being able to afford flooring..dirt poor? It's just a guess.

Can mindless behavior come to your party?

Contact their agent. If you can afford what they will charge and they have the date free you might be able to get them to your party. They won't be cheap or free.

Who was the person that came to America and worked without pay to pay off the cost of their voyage?

Many people wanted to come to America from Europe, but a lot of people could not afford to pay for passage on a boat. These poorer folks who wanted to make a better life for their families had the option to come over on a boat, and then work off their debt as a slave for a period of around 7 years. This practice was known as indentured servitude.