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At the same times as Isidor was migrating, millions Irish people fled Ireland and migrated to the U.S. to escape famine and civil unrest. The potato famine caused mass starvation and death.
Everyone around me is dying! I must flee to the U.S. for a better life.
Land for sale! Will sell for a low price because I am looking for money to immigrate.
I have no money here and I can't buy property in the U.S., so I live in a crowded city and search for work/.
Unlike the Straus family, many Irish immigrants lived in poverty their whole lives and did not make a lot of money. Most Irish immigrants worked long, laborious jobs in factories to earn income.
I work long hours, but I am paid very little for my services. My superiors take advantage of my status as an immigrant.
Around that same time, the Sepoy Rebellion was occurring in India. Sepoys were rebelling against the British East India Company.
We refuse to use rifles with oil from pigs or cows!
Throughout the mid eighteen hundreds, Russia battled and lost to an aliance between the Ottoman Empire, Great Britain, Sardinia, and France during the Crimean War.
At this time, the Industrial Revolution was in full swing in European nations such as Britain. This caused improvement in employment rates and the economy.
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