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The Irish were treated as outsiders when they showed up in Ellis Island, New York. They were only treated as drunks and theives!

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Q: How were Irish immigrants treated when came to America in 1840?
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Did most Irish immigrants come in 1840 or 1920?

1840 also there were many german immigrants that came about that time

In the 1840's where did most of the immigrants to the US come from?

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They immigrated after WW2. They also immigrated around 1840-50 at the time of the Irish famine.

What contributions did the Irish immigrants bring to the US that is used today?

The Catholic religion and St. Patrick's day during immmigration of 1840-1860. During the Irish potato famine.

How were Scandinavians treated by other immigrant groups in America during 1840 1930?

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Durning the 1840's and 1850's the highest number of immigrants came from where?

Europe More specifically, Ireland. Irish immigrants were fleeing the potato famine and came to the US.

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Why did labor unions see the arrival of the Irish immigrants as a threat?

There were no legal unions in the 1840's when the Irish diaspora started. US workers saw that new English speaking immigrants desperate for work were a bigger competition for jobs than were non-English speakers.

Where did the Texas immigrants come from in the 1840s?

Texas Immigrants in the 1840's came from Europe, America, and Mexico. Europe ones came from germany, ireland, norway, and france.

Why did most Irish immigrants of the 1830s and 1840's initially settle in port cities?

Because they landed in the port cities of the US and didn't have money to travel far. Also, the port cities offered many opportunities for employment and a community of fellow Irish immigrants.

What three European countries did immigrants come from between 1840 and 1930?

If you are referring to the United States, then immigrants from all over Europe flocked during this time period. However, the three largest immigrant groups were the Irish, the Italians, and the Germans.

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Why did so many Irish people come to America in the 1840's and 50's?

domination of Protestant landlords and starvation in Ireland

When were women treated equilly?

around the years of 1840

Cause of Irish immagration in 1840?

In 1840 many Irish immigrated from their country Ireland. The cause of this would be the Great Famine which was caused by the potato disease that ran through their crops.

What was the largest group of immigrants between 1840-1860?

Europeans and the African Americans were the largest group of immigrants

Where did most immigrants settle between 1840 and 1860?

Ireland and Italy

Where did most immigrants come from in the 1840-1860s?

Europe and Asia

How many immigrants entered the US between 1831 and 1840?

Between 1831 and 1840, approximately 600,000 immigrants entered the USA. The largest group came from Ireland after the British relaxed travel restrictions there.

Why in the 1840 did Irish people come to England?

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Manufacturers welcomed immigrants between 1840 and 1860 because?

Immigrants worked long hours for low pay and still do.

Manufacturers welcomed immigrants between 1840 and 1860 because of what?

Immigrants worked long hours for low pay and still do.