Header

Transcript

U.S. Immigration in the 20th Century

IMMIGRATION
To America in the Twentieth Century
(numbers in millions)

1901

14.53 million - Fueled by relative prosperity at home and a world war and economic turmoil abroad, immigration to the U.S. exploded during the first 20 years, the biggest influx to date.

1920

4.6 million - Although immigration remained strong during the Roaring '20s, the Great Depression of the '30s quickly trimmed the flow of immigrants down as jobs and wealth became scarce in the U.S.

1940

3.55 million - Immigration rose slightly during WWII but not to pre-Depression levels. The Cold War of the '50s kept these rates low.

1960

7.8 million - Two decades of strong job growth in the U.S. were enough to boost the immigration rate to pre-Depression levels.

1980

Engaging Infographics

Visually provides on-demand access to the world's top designers and copywriters.

Learn More About Visually Infographics

U.S. Immigration in the 20th Century

shared by maggie on Mar 18, 2011 in Other

U.S. Immigration in the 20th Century

shared by maggie on Mar 18, 2011 in Other

6,298 views

3 faves

0 comments

The American Dream has been a goal for people from all over the world forever. Immigration has been a red button issue in the United States long before Ellis Island opened its doors back in 1892 and i...
Source: Unknown. Add a source
Rank: 63 of 5892 in Other

Published by
Did you work on this visual? Claim credit!

Embed Code

Switch to Wordpress Code
Click below to copy
Customize size

Tell your story visually before December 31st and get a free iPad Air!*

The holidays are a great time to tell your brand story. From Black Friday trends and Mobile Shopping guides to the Best and Worst Times to Book Travel and Thanksgiving etiquette, the Visually team will help you craft your brand's unique stories and raise your social profile during the noisy holiday season.


*Requires $10k minimum purchase