Essay Archive - Immigrants Coming Over To America
Immigrants Coming Over To America
They are our grandparents, our relatives, our friends. They are
the immigrants. They came from all over the world for many reasons, such
as, religious persecution and racial tension, but the largest reason for
coming to America was for freedom. The freedom to live where we want, to
own property, to take part in the government and most importantly, the
freedom to be treated like a human being.
Coming over was extremely difficult. For some, there were good,
seaworthy boats, but most boats were overcrowded, dirty, and disgusting.
For Jews, the passage was extremely difficu....