Why did Russian immigrants come to America?

Answer 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 »

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How did Russian immigrants pay for passage to America?

Pushed by poverty, religious persecution and political pressure, millions of Russians migrated to the United States in the 19th and early 20th centuries, after the 1917 Revolution, and after World ... Read More »

Where did the russian immigrants settle in america?

According to the American Association of Russian Language, Culture and Education, the majority of the estimated 5.1 million Russian-American immigrants settled in New York, California, Massachusett... 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 »

When did the first irish immigrants come to america?

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 »