Maggie & Yesi's immigration project
When did the Greek arrive?
One of the largest Greek immigration group of the twentieth century began in 1880. By the early 1900's more than 350,000 Greek immigrants were living in the United States.
Why did Greeks come to the United States?
- 19th/early 20th allowing many unskilled jobs where opened up great for Greek immigrants
Jobs the Greeks typically found :
- textile mills
- copper & coal mines
- railroad gangs
By the 20th century Greek did develop businesses of there own like.
- shoe shine parlors
- candy shop
By 1919, one of every three restaurants in Chicago was operated by a Greek.
How did the Greeks get to the United States?
How did the US recieve/treat the Greeks?
Where did the Greeks settle?
Contributions of the Greek made to the United States and its culture
Influence the Greek had on their homelands as a result of its migration
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