English Immigrants

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England is a very interesting country not just for their culture but because that is where most people that immigrated to America are from England. Most of the people that came to the U.S from England want to escape to religious and political persecution in England. Some Britons had already owned land in America and wanted to start fresh again. In 1800’s over 2 million English immigrants moved to the U.S. They took steamships to get to America and it took about 10 days. Most that can to the U.S became known as “Old Immigrants” because they shared heritage, history, language, and ancestry with those who already populated the U.S. Also in 1900’s England population started exploding so they can to America to have a better chance with a good job.
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