A Plethora of Immigrant Groups Migrated to the United States


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A Plethora of Immigrant Groups Migrated to the United States
A plethora of immigrant groups migrated to the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among them were immigrants from Poland, Germany, Ireland, and Jewish people from various countries in Europe. These immigrant groups influenced educational policies in different parts of the United States, including such big cities as Boston and Chicago. At first, “national parishes brought together families of diverse regional and local origins. [They] provided the institutional community through which they might “become” German or Polish” (
, 2009, p.8). Schools were used to strengthen and develop ethnic or religious allegiances in institutionalized settings. For...
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