When did the first irish immigrants come to america?

Answer The first Scotch-Irish immigrants came to America in 1717. The first major influx of Irish immigrants into the United States began early in the 19th century. In 1816, approximately 6,000 Irish citi... Read More »

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Did most Irish immigrants come to America in the 1840's or the 1920's?

The vast majority if Irish immigrants arrived in the United States during the 1800s. From 1841 to 1850 the United States saw 780,719 documented Irish immigrants. From 1921 to 1930, 220,591 Irish ci... Read More »

When did the largest German immigrants come to America?

According to the U.S. Bureau of the Census, the greatest number of Germans emigrated to the United States in the period between 1880 and 1889. More than 1.4 million Germans came to the United State... Read More »

Why did Russian immigrants come to America?

In 1680 Stephan Farffler, a German watchmaker who had lost the use of his legs, needed a way to go to church. After many trials, he came up with what we now call the tricycle. It had levers and gea... Read More »

Why did Italian immigrants come to America?

Italians make up the largest immigrant group to the United States during the 19th and 20th century. Many Italians traveled to the United States for opportunities not available in the Old World.Immi... Read More »