This Project will go over the geography,Forces and causes, timeline, role in american history,and
traditions, of British Immigration.
|1585||The First Attempt to set up a British Colony in america in Roanoke Island|
|1607||Jamestown colony, the first permanent colony in america, is founded|
|1618||The Introduction of the headright system|
|1783||The end of the revolutionary war|
|1892||The First Immigration laws are passed that effect British Immigrants|
|1900-now||British Immigration declines because of new immigration laws and more appealing new homes in canada and australia|
The colored part is where british orginal settled
They live all over the map now
Since a lot of early immigrations were british they had a lot of influences on
american society. One of the most obivous things they have brought is the
english language. Almost all of the founding fathers were decendent from
british immigrants including Ben Franklin! Another Intresting fact is that
Y.M.C.A was founded in London by George Williams.
I have learned more about the british Impact on society, even more than I alreayd knew!
For example I didn't know that the Y.M.C.A was created in england and brought the U.S!