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Italian Americans

Author: Rebecca Aldridge
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2003.
Series: Immigrants in America (Chelsea House Publishers)
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than half of the 5 million Italians who immigrated to the United States since 1821 arrived between 1900 and 1920, when the already dreadful conditions of Italy's poor were compounded by a malaria epidemic, poor harvests, high taxes, and ultimately, the ravages of World War 1. Seeking a better life, thousands of Italians boarded boats bound for America.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Aldridge
ISBN: 0791071294 9780791071298
OCLC Number: 50725426
Description: 116 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: An overview --
The old country --
The journey --
Starting a new life --
Settling in America --
Putting down roots.
Series Title: Immigrants in America (Chelsea House Publishers)
Responsibility: Rebecca Aldridge.

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More than half of the 5 million Italians who immigrated to the United States since 1821 arrived between 1900 and 1920, when the already dreadful conditions of Italy's poor were compounded by a malaria epidemic, poor harvests, high taxes, and ultimately, the ravages of World War 1. Seeking a better life, thousands of Italians boarded boats bound for America.

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