Why did russians come to america?

Answer Russian fur traders first came to America in the 1740s, arriving in Alaska. Some stayed there, but when Alaska was bought by the U.S. in 1867, most of these Russians went back home. In the latter p... Read More »

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How many Russians came to America during the 1800's?

Russians started to emigrate to the United States mainly because there was a lot of violence toward Jewish people in southern Russia after Alexander II's assassination. Between 1820 and 1920, more ... Read More »

How many Russians came to America during the 1800s?

At least 670,955 people whose former previous residence was Russia obtained permanent legal resident status in the United States in the 1800s. Ninety-four percent of them came after 1880. Most all ... Read More »

How did Japanese beetles come to America?

The Japanese beetle was first discovered in the United States in the early 1900s. Less than 60 years later, it had spread to 22 states and today is even more widespread across the country.Discovery... Read More »

Why did the Irish want to come to America?

During the 1820s through the 1880s, about 3.5 million Irish people immigrated to the United States, according to the ThinkQuest website. Many families immigrated because Ireland was experiencing po... Read More »