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Norwegian Immigration

Why people left Norway
The long way over
Life in America

Hey everybody! Welcome to my website about Norwegian immigration to the US in the 1920's. This has been my position paper project in the APUSH class Feb/March 2005, and I hope you will find the following information interesting! Enjoy!

Although the first Norwegian immigrants arrived in New York City in 1825, the great immigration reach its top in the early 20th century. Most people left the country of the midnightsun during the party times in the 1920's, but when the hang-over came in the 1930's, the immigration stopped up. However, when the last ship of immigrants left the Norwegian coast, approximately 900,000 people had left their homecountry in the cold North to live the American dream.  

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                                                                 AP US History 2005