Industrial revolution

Immigration Within The Industrial Revolution!

By Jballon
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    Events of Immigraton throughout the Industrial Revolution

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    Immigtation in the U.S

    Over 27 million came to the United States between 1870-1924.
  • Great Railroad strike of 1877

    Great Railroad strike of 1877
    Economic recession led to railroad cutting wages, making this the first labor strike.
  • Louis Pasteur

    Louis Pasteur
    Louis Pasteur founded the Pasteur Institute and begins to cure deseases and infections.
  • Haymarket Riot

    Haymarket Riot
    The Haymarket Riot began in Chicago, as a rally in support of striking workers. A bomb was thrown into the rally, which started the riot. Eight men were convicted, and four men were executed.
  • Rudolf Diesel

    Rudolf Diesel
    Diesel was a German inventor, and mechanical engineer. After many failed attempts and a near death experience he became famous for the invention of the Diesel Engine.
  • Nikola Tesla

    Nikola Tesla
    Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor that's best known for the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system. This was very important and useful in the Industrial Revolution.
  • Ellis Island

    Ellis Island
    Thousands of Immigrants came to America for a "new life." The first person ever to step off Ellis Island was a girl named Annie Moore who was only 14 years old at the time.
  • Mary Harris Jones

    Mary Harris Jones
    Also known as Mary "Mother" Jones, she was an Irish-American, originally born in Ireland, a prominant woman union leader during the Industrial Revolution. She organized mine workers in the United States.
  • Wright Brothers

    Wright Brothers
    The Wright Brothers created the first successful Airplane that was great during the Industrial Revolution. They are of German decent.
  • Mary Mallon

    Mary Mallon
    Mary Mallon, also known as "typhiod Mary," was the first recorded carrier of typhiod fever during this time period. She was an Irish Immigrant cook.
  • Immigration of rish-Catholics

    Immigration of rish-Catholics
    Irish-Catholics were the largest religious group in the United States, during the period of the Industrial Revolution!
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Company

    Triangle Shirtwaist Company
    This "sweatshop," The Triagle Shirtwaist Company wiped out around 146 immigrant women due to a fire that struck. Some of these immigrant women were as young as 15 years old. A sweatshop is a small factory running under unsanitary working conditions.
  • Hull House

    Hull House
    Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr co-founded the first settlement house in Chicago, Illonois. Its purpose was for the desire to help others This settlement house had a mix of Irish, Bohemian, Italian, Russian and Polish Immigrants. It helped to form the Immigrants Protective League.
  • Who's an Immigrant?

    Who's an Immigrant?
    By 1920, 1 out of every 4 people living in the United States was born from another country.
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford
    He employed many immigrant workers (Irish, Italian, etc.) to work on the assembly lines of the Ford Motor Company. The mass production of the model T was partly due to the fact of all the immigrant workers.
  • Immigration Act of 1924

    Immigration Act of 1924
    This act reduced the number of Immigrants to 164,000 per year.