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Which best describes most late 19th-century immigrants' plans in the United States?

  • Question 8c of 12 - Immigration

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  • Question: Which best describes most late 19th-century immigrants' plans in the United States?
  • Answers:
  1. To establish large farms in the West
  2. To live temporarily in the United States to make money
  3. To own their own factories in urban areas
  4. To send money home so their family could join them

The correct answer is: To live temporarily in the United States to make money. Many of the immigrants who came to the United States at the turn of the 20th century were called "birds of passage" because they came with the intention of returning to the Old World.

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