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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