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Most people find it very hard to pull up roots in their native land and move to a strange country Throughout history countless millions of people have done so People forsake their homeland and move to another country for various reasons Some people emigrate to avoid starvation Some seek adventure Others wish to escape unbearable family situations Still others desire to be reunited with loved ones However the main reason for immigration has long been economic opportunity--the lure of better land or a better job Yet some people cant conform to the American way of life Like replanting a flowers roots completely moving a person so attached to their homeland and customs can prove to be fatal In the book My ntonia the Shimerdas seemed to be very religious For example on Christmas evening When the candle ends sent up their conical yellow flames all the colored figures from Austria stood out clear and full of meaning against the green boughs Mr Shimerda rose crossed himself and quietly knelt down before the tree History shows that the Bohemian people were constantly revolting for their freedom This was probably one of the reasons for the religious Shimerdas move to America to get away from those many hard times All the time she say America big country much money much land for my boys much husband for my girlsmy mama she want Ambrosch for be rich with many cattle This must have been the main factor for the move from their kawn-tree Unfortunately not all the Shimerdas were excited by the move My papa sad for the old country He not look good He never make music anymoreHe dont like this kawn-treeMy papa he cry for leave his old friends what make music with him These quotations were the warning signs of what happened next Why mam it was simple enough he pulled the trigger with his big toe He layed over on his side and put
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