Why did people come to the New World?

People came to the New World for several reasons.

  • Religious Freedom -- many countries came to find land to practice their religion.
  • Land -- many farmers came for new land that was waiting for them.
  • Money -- many people thought that in America, you walked on money.
  • Work -- in many countries, you wouldn't work so they came to work where they wanted.
  • Peace -- some countries were in war so people would come to escape the war.