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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)