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        Chicago: City of the Century - Decades of Immigrants

        By 1850, thousands upon thousands of poor but hopeful travelers began setting out for America in search of a better life. Railroads, canals, meatpacking plants -- there was opportunity in Chicago. Examine Chicago's top immigrant groups decade by decade in U.S. Census data from 1850 to 1990. Learn more with these charts from American Experience: "Chicago - City of the Century."

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