Immigrants During The 1800s

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A repeated flow of immigrants provided settlers to develop communities along the Atlantic coast; pioneers pushed the expansion of the United States westward, and laborers for U.S industrialization in the North and agriculturalization in the South. Together, these immigrants built one of the most diverse nations in the world. By 1790, the U.S population primarily consisted of English, but also included Dutch, French, German, Irish, Scottish, and Spanish descent; Native Americans did not count. During the 1800s, Europe experienced a drastic decline in their population when the potato famine brought in 1,029,486 Irish and 976,072 Germans to the United States. The immigrant population continued to grow during the 1870s when people began coming
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