What were old immigrants from?
What was the difference between new and old immigrants?
What country did the immigrants come from?
Where did most of the immigrants come from in the 1800s?
What countries did old and new immigrants come from?
When did old immigrants come to America?
Why did immigrants come to America in the 1700s?
The vast majority of the first migrants moved from their homes in England to seek religious and political freedom and to escape from persecution for their beliefs. During the 17th century, approximately 400,000 English people migrated to Colonial America.