Mass Migration in the Industrial Atlantic

Professor Adam Rothman talked about the impact of the advent of the Industrial Revolution on the flow of migrants from Europe to the… read more

Professor Adam Rothman talked about the impact of the advent of the Industrial Revolution on the flow of migrants from Europe to the Americas in the 19th century. He argued that some of the factors that contributed to the European exodus were an increase in the population and a decrease in the cost of transportation. He talked about how many migrants also moved for higher wages or to escape political pressure. close

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Mass Migration in the Industrial Atlantic

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 02, 2016 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 11, 2016 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 02, 2016 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 03, 2016 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2016 | 3:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2016 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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