Immigrants and Industry
New jersey has always had a very diverse population. In the beginning most immigrants came to our state from ireland and germany. As the country grew, many came from italy and eastern europe. Search the answers for these questions:
In 1910, where was half of the population of New Jersey born?
As cities continued to grow, what happened to the farm populations? Why?
What issues brought Woodrow Wilson to power as Governor in 1910? Why did he leave his office in 1913?
As industries grew, what reforms did Woodrow Wilson support?
What was responsible for much of New Jersey’s expansion?
Who was New Jersey’s most popular inventor?
Name some items he invented and explain why they were so important.
In the early 1900s, which New Jersey town was the film capital of the world?
Between 1900 and 1930, what happened to our population?