Early Italians and Irish Clash in New York by Al Bruno

Mar 12, 2020 258

Mass immigration changed the face of America forever. The tidal wave of immigrants coming to America from Europe (1880-1910) transformed an English-dominated, American culture into a melting pot of refugees and renegades in search of new opportunities and a new way of life. 

“When Irish, German, Italian and other European immigrants came to the United States during a wave of immigration at the turn of the 20th century, captivated by the promise that all immigrants can be transformed into Americans, a new alloy forged in the crucible of democracy, freedom, and civic responsibility,” writes Gary Marx in Sixteen Trends: Their Profound Impact on Our Future.

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