The Impact Of Immigrants On America

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“The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine,” Nikola Tesla (“A quote by Nikola Tesla”). Immigrants have impacted America in so many ways to make it better for future generations. All of these immigrants did significant things to improve modern America today. They have created and discovered many things to help us to live a better life. Immigrants positively influenced the industry of entertainment, science, and religion and made our country what it is today. Immigrants have positively influenced the industry of science in many ways. An example of an immigrant who influenced science is Nikola Tesla. He has many inventions that have made America better. The one he is most known for is his creation of AC electricity. AC stands for Alternating Current which is more powerful than Direct Current which Thomas Edison created. AC helped light so many homes in America. “He also invented the Tesla Coil which is used to produce high voltage, low current, high frequency alternating current electricity,”(“A Learning Link To Discovery Science Center”). Tesla thought that he made a big enough Tesla Coil that lights wouldn’t need wires. That was proven false later on because you wouldn’t be able to turn your lights off. He also created the AC motor. It was an electrical motor that could be used to run cars. It changes electrical energy into mechanical energy(“A Learning Link To Discovery Science Center”). St. Frances Xavier Cabrini positively influenced
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