European Immigrants In The 1920's

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During the late 1800s, European immigrants began to migrate into the United States. Many of them came for economic, religious, and social opportunities. Majority of the immigrants came to look for work in America’s expanding industrial firms. Upon arrival most of the immigrants settled into major cities that had job opportunities that required no-skill to low-skill, which were found in industrial firms like New York and Chicago. Unfortunately, majority of the immigrants were poor and by the 1910 they began to overcrowd the cities, primarily the slum areas. This caused a rapid increase in the unemployment rate and a sharp incline in the number of homeless people on the streets. In the 1920s, President Hoovers Public’s Works Administration began
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