Directions: Use the link above the question(s) to obtain the best information to answer the question.
By the 1800’s, where were the new immigrants coming from?
What group of people had the first immigration limits place on it. Name and describe the ACT.
In 1917, what did immigrants have to pass to get into the USA?
In what year were restrictions placed on all immigrants coming to the USA?
Take the Ellis Island Tour……….
Name 3 stops in the building that immigrants had to make and what happened in each area.
What was Nativism?
What people belonged to nativism groups?
Name two groups that were considered Nativist.
What was the life expectancy of whites and black in the early 19th Century…..compare today.
What was the homicide rate in New York during this time.
Who were the muckrakers? Name two and what they wrote about.
Who were the progressives? What did they do to improve life. Name and Describe two laws they helped pass.
View two short video of early New York City.
Name the videos and describe what happened…….
Register at the site.
Ask your parents about your earliest ancestor that came to the US. Find out if they came over during this time period.