Worker at Lowell Mills

Process - Introduction

  1. Begin by answering the following question:
    • Why do people immigrate? List at least 5 reasons people leave one place and reasons they go somewhere else.

  2. Discuss your responses with the teacher and other students.

  3. Together as a class, review the goal of this lesson: understand which motives for immigration were most significant for the Irish going to Lowell, Massachusetts during the early 1800s. There will be reasons they left Ireland and reasons they chose Lowell.


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