The Pros And Cons Of Immigrants To America

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“We came to America, either ourselves or in the person of our ancestors, to better the ideals of men, to make them see finer things than they had seen before, to get rid of the things that divide and to make sure of the things that unite.”(Woodrow Wilson) Conversely, it refers to the immigrants that migrated from Europe due to the cause of war, poverty, and discrimination. Furthermore, immigrants in Europe were treated poorly which made them feel the need of migrating from another country. In that case, immigrants seeked a better life in the United States, to feel a sense of economic opportunity, and religious freedom. Despite what immigrants thought about having a “better life” in America, whereas it wasn't worth it for immigrants to come…show more content…
In her article “Sanitary Conditions in the Late 1800s in America”, Kristine Tucker claims “factory workers in large industrial cities were often forced to live in tenement housing.” Furthermore, Tucker says,”wages were low so workers couldn’t afford houses, hotels or upscale apartments, and resided in cheap, overpopulated, dirty, unsanitary lodging houses and tenants often paid by the day, thus the term seven-cent lodging house earned its name.” Immigrants thought they seeked a better life in America when in reality they lived in crowded departments with no type of privacy and smelled like trash and having to stay there until they prosper their income. Many immigrants suffered due to the fact of over populated immigrants in tenements which accommodated how everyday immigrants have to work nonstop then come back to these tenements where their living conditions was such a torment. For example, immigrants couldn't afford to live in an urban population because they couldn't afford it while in the other hand, Middle Class people was fitted for it only because they have the money it intended. Overall, many immigrants were so fed up with the fact that the only privilege they had was to benefit from their families. Even immigrant children had to work to help the income of their families increase with good

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