They were getting sick.
Their crops were failing and they were starving.
Their war against England was failing.
Because of their facial features, they were poor, and they were Catholic.
Because of their facial features, they were poor, and they worked for low wages.
Because they were poor, they worked for low wages, and they were Catholic.
Free land, as much as you can defend.
60 acres, as long as you farmed on it for a year.
160 acres, as long as you farmed on it for a year.
160 acres, as long as you farmed on it for five years.
Transportation by rail
All of the above
Letters B and C only
The Gold Rush of 1849.
The building of the Transcontinental Railroad.
The demand for laborers.
The dream of a new life and religion.
They were sick, and could only find a cure in America.
They were poor and wanted to strike it rich in America.
They liked the heavy arm of government that kept things in order in America.
They liked the low taxes and the landscape.
The welcoming of immigrants to a new land.
The symbol of New York, and it's metropolitan ways.
The welcoming of ships into the port.
The notification of immigrants about requirements they have to pass.
To make sure they hadn't lost it in the voyage.
To ensure they wouldn't be a burden on American society.
To make them pay for the immigration paperwork.
To recommend the best place to stay.
To set them up for the correct employment.
Chinese immigrants with relatives in the US.
Filipino, Korean and Russian immigrants.
Hard, there was so much land to farm, and not enough seeds.
Hard, there was so much competition for jobs that it was hard to find well-paid work.
Easy, families lived together so they could have an easier life.
Moderately livable, there were baseball fields everywhere.