Old v.s. New Immigration

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Old Immigration Place of Origin

Northern and Western Europe

New Immigration Place of Origin

Northern and Western Europe(increasing numbers of Southern and Eastern Europe and Asia)

Old Immigration Difference in Numbers

Came in smaller numbers

New Immigration Difference in Numbers

Came in larger numbers

Old Immigration Religion

Mostly protestant

New Immigration Religion

Varying religions (including Jews, Catholics, and Eastern Orothodox)

Old Immigration Types of Jobs

Mostly farmers

New Immigration Types of Jobs

Construction and factory workers

Old Immigration Languages

Most spoke English

New Immigration Languages

Few spoke English (largest numbers were greek, italian, russian, polish)

Old Immigration Assimilation

Fairly easy

New Immigration Assimilation

Fairly difficult (hard to blend in and understand each other)

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