United States History Question of the Day

New Immigration

Immigrants in New York Harbor, 1907
(Source: Ellis Island Foundation)


Question 1314103

The U.S. added huge numbers of immigrants to its population from 1880-1920. The largest number came from which of the following regions?

    (A)  Southern and Eastern Europe
    (B)   Latin America
    (C)  South Asia (Indian and Pakistan)
    (D)   East Asia (China and Japan)
    (E)   Scandanavia


Answer and explanation


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