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Chapter 17, Lesson 2: New People, New Problems (pp. 426-429)

I. Immigration to the United States

II. The Move to Cities

    A. After 1830, many immigrants settled in large cities such as New York, Philadelphia, and Boston.

    B. New immigrants created neighborhoods with others from their homeland.

III. Treatment of Immigrants
    A. Cities became busy, exciting, but severly overcrowded.

    B. Immigrants often had poor living conditions and earned low wages.

    C. Native-born Americans distrusted the new immigrants because their religion and ways of doing things were different.

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