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U.S. History
Updated: 11/15/2017
U.S. History
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  • Hi my name is Patrick and welcome to Ireland! Your just in time to see me off! 
  • But first let me tell you about myself I'm 20 years old and leaving Ireland due to the potato famine  
  • 1845
  • As you probably tell we are aboard a sailing ship, its a little cramped but not for to long though because the trip normally takes six weeks 
  • Now your most likely asking your self why is this guy carrying around his suitcase? 
  • The reason that is because it's got everything I own in there it may only be a few things like a change of clothes and some other odds and ends but id rather not lose them 
  • Well here we are Elis island where we get permission to enter the United States 
  • Elis Island 1845
  • Well we've made it to New York City! it looks like I don't have vary much money but theirs work in the near by factory's
  • I now have been working at a factory outside of New York City, where I have a small one room apartment
  • Hi there my name is Jimmy my grate grate grand farther immigrated to the U.S. in the mid 1800's 
  • But in the late 19th century my grate grand father moved from New York City to reading PA and we have lived here ever since 
  • reading Pennsylvania 2017 
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