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About the Country

Italians immigrated to Texas because of the poor social and economic conditions. There goal was to provide a better life foe there families. They settled in areas such as Galveston County, Houston, and San Antonio. The greatest number of immigrants came between 1880-1920. Two significant Italian immigrants are Sam Lucchese, a famous Boot maker, and Pompeo Coppini, a n artist and sculptor.