scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,686
Immigrant Communities A Look at Four Ethnic Groups Immigrants arriving in the United States were often already set up with a support system in the New World Most people either had relatives or friends already living there or they were traveling with someone who did According to the class lecture1 people often lived close to other immigrants of their shared backgrounds In this way immigrant neighborhoods were started in many large cities such as Boston Philadelphia and Chicago Each immigrant community was different from each other since the countries that people came from were so culturally diverse Due to these differences and a language barrier immigrants tended to stay with their own people and communities In order to better understand the similarities and differences between these communities it is necessary to take a closer look at a few of them One significant immigrant group during the 1800s is the Irish The majority of immigrants coming from Ireland were trying to escape the potato famine These people set up a large community in the Boston area which is still today known as having a large population of people from Irish background The people who immigrated to the United States often came by themselves since there was not enough money to send a whole family Most people were not among the most extremely poor peasants since they had a way to pay for their passage Women came as often as men and their first goal was to find work in order to support themselves and send money home to Ireland The Irish had a great advantage over most other immigrant groups because they spoke English and immigrated at a time when there were a large number of jobs in the United States Women took
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA