Railroad companies availability of free and cheap farmland overseas in pamphlets distributed in many languages in the U.S
Hi my name is Adelaide and this is my dog bob
In 1846, everything changed. War broke out between the U.S. and Mexico over the U.S. annexation of Texas. Mexico was defeated, and in 1848 the two nations signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. This treaty gave the victorious nation an enormous amount of land, including what would later become the states
I am searching for my chance to make a better life for me and bob also to escape the violence and lack of economic opportunity.
i will be taking $45, clothing, hat, blanket, bob and a leash when i get to the U.S i will railroad and live with some friends.
I could not afford first or second-class so i came through the processing center at Ellis Island, New York.
during the voyage there is on board these ships terrible misery and the like, all of which come from old and sharply-salted food and meat, also from very bad and foul water, so that many die miserably.