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Immigration Storyboard
Updated: 12/8/2018
Immigration Storyboard
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  • Ireland-1847
  • OH NO!!! How will I survive without my potatoes, they are my main source of food and my main source of income! Whatever will I do?
  • Atlantic ocean- Winter of 1849
  • The many weeks I spent on that boat were filled with hunger, filth, and disease.
  • Ellis Island, New York 1849
  • It seems all your papers are in order sir, welcome to America!
  • After filling out all of my papers and tests I continued on to be in America, finally, I was there.
  • To deal with the imense numbers of immigrants flooding into the country the U.S. put laws in place restricting the amount of immigrants alowed into the country each year.
  • Welcome to America Ma'am
  • Sorry sir we have already ecxeded the amount of immigrants alowed into the country this year.
  • Altho America was supposed to be the land of opportunity I still faced anger and had dificulty finding a job that would accept an Irishman.
  • Bakery
  • Irish need not apply
  • Get out of my way drunk!
  • Some politicians would go around promising immigrants that if they voted for him he would make sure they benefited from it.
  • Hey there, if you vote for me I can help with your problems
  • Due to the rapid urbanization and immigration, there were many overcrowded neighborhoods and packed tenements.
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