The Consequences Of Migration To America

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Although people came to America for opportunities, there were consequences that occurred. Many people that migrated to America came from different cultural backgrounds that it caused ethnic tensions and many religious bias. In time, the people of America gained hostility towards immigration after people from Southern and Eastern Europe migrated to America. Eventually, the feelings of nativism came about because of the fear of communism and since America was experiencing the Great Depression, we were unable to afford the influx of immigration. Therefore, America found the need to pass a legislation called The National Origins Act which was passed in 1924 because of the hostile feelings towards immigrants. It was a quota system that restricted
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