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... KKK group violently tried to limit the growth of Immigrants. In the success of nativist groups, article called “History Lesson 2: History Of Immigration From the 1890s to the Present” by Constitutional Rights Foundation says:
It limited the total number of immigrants to 164,000 each year. It also fixed quotas on immigration from each country, basing the quota on the percentage of people from that country who lived in the United States in 1890. Since the population in 1890 was overwhelmingly from Northern Europe, the law favored immigration from Northern Europe and discouraged immigration from other countries. Immigration dropped dramatically. (Web, par. 6)
Overall, Immigration did decrease, but soon increased in size after 1940. Immigrants have had a large influence in the United States. Until this day, the United States is still considered the most diverse nation.
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