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Ireland Immigrant
Updated: 12/4/2018
Ireland Immigrant
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  • I am an immigrant from Ireland. I immigrated to America because all my potatoes contracted a disease called blight. I am also hoping to find some adventure in my new home.
  • Overcrowding was a big problem on the ship I was on. I also saw lots of people get very sick. It was not a pleasant trip over.
  • Whew! I am glad I made it past Ellis Island. Having to wait for 3 hours was definitely worth it. Sadly some of my friends' health was not well enough to come to America.
  • The hull house created by, Jane Addams, was made to help immigrants find jobs, make friends, learn life skills, and helped them do other things.
  • In 1882 the United States passed a law saying that they would only allow 100 Chinese immigrants a year
  • Due to lots of new immigrants cities became very crowded.
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