Updated: 1/24/2020
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  • Howdy
  • The difference between the two is old immigrants arrived before 1880, New immigrants came between 1880-1910
  • Go away
  • I see Ellis Island
  • They hoped for a better life in America, They faced not having enough money or sickness
  • Go back to your country
  • The nativist treated them poorly, Made Chinese exclusion act
  • I love being rich
  • It was called the gilded age because lots of people were rich, Life was easy for the wealthy
  • Life was what it is for the average American. They worked as doctors, lawyers, accountants. Few professions accepted women as members
  • Life's ok
  • Life was hard with minimum wage and small houses. Settlement houses taught many immigrants some skills they needed to survive. Churches had a duty to help solve society's problems.
  • Any spare change???
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