Polish Immigration

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World History
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Polish Immigration

POLISH IMMIGRATION

1) Reason for Emigration: Agricultural modernization left many Poles without jobs2) Between 1880-1920 approximately 2.5 million Poles came to America3) Poland was partitioned at the time, so most Poles came from "Russia"

FROM POLAND...

1) Poles were incredibly hard working. Often the whole family worked, especially in unskilled labor jods such as mining and in steel mills. 2) Assimilation to America came easy for Poles, both because of their appearance and their acceptance of American culture3)Contributions to American culture: Their value of the arts is seen in these famous Polish-American immigrants: pianist Arthur Rubenstein animator Max Fleischer

...TO AMERICA


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