1 edition of Immigrants in New Homes and Their Historians found in the catalog.
Immigrants in New Homes and Their Historians
February 28, 2008 by Vallentine Mitchell .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
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The Mississippi River towns The first Italians came to Mississippi as part of explorations the French and Spanish governments conducted in the Mississippi River Valley. These are called push factors, and they cause people to leave home. They push the immigrants out of their home, as you see in this image here.
There are also things called poll factors that draw people to a new country. These are things that attract immigrants, and they pulled immigrants toward the new country, as you see in the image.