Early American Immigrants

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1. Who are some of the early immigrants that came to America? Everyone has a heritage.

  • Native Americans
  • Africans
  • Europeans
  • Asians

2. Why did they come here? They came for many different reasons.

  •  Many explorers came to America to find a better life
  • Some came as indentured servants or slaves
  • The Pilgrims and Puritans came for religious freedom
  • The Irish came to escape the Potato Famine
  • The Chinese came to escape starvation
  • Others came to escape the Barbary pirates
  • The list is endless


Homeschoolers: draw/color an illustration and record your observations of this historical event.


About Martha Quinn

Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, exciting movies, good books, and the great outdoors.

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