What were living conditions like for early immigrants??

What were living conditions like for EARLY IMMIGRANTS?? 1880-1920

Asked By: Emma Lu - 5/29/2008
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Answered By: Louise C - 5/30/2008
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the early immigrants lived in awful slums and poor housing. they were scammed out of their money, and often had to live crammed into one small house or apartment or whatever, with no luxuries. it was a miracle if all kids had the chance to go to school rather than work to try to make money for the family. so pretty... More
Answered By: haitianhottie601 - 5/29/2008
EARLY immigrants came to this continent more than 200 years before 1880. But for most, very cramped quarters (8 people in a one room apartment was not uncommon) with terrible hygiene (a single outhouse may serve two dozen people) that spread disease frequently for the poor (in the late 19th century the germ theory of... More
Answered By: Jonathan D - 5/29/2008
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