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Who did the Chinese Exclusion Act exclude? Laborers
what was added in 1917? literacy test
in what year was the emergency immigration act put into place? 1921
How many people came to the U.S. each year during the early 1700s? Less than 10,000
When was the third wave? 1904 to 1914
When was the first big wave? 1815 to 1850
When did the second wave peak? The 1880s
What slowed the third wave? World War I
What race was driven out of Russia during the Great Wave? The Jews
Where were most of the immigrants from during the 1700s? British Isles or Germany
What were Armenians driven out by? Turkish Massacres
What fear caused many men to leave? Being drafted into the army
Where are the immigrants coming from in the current wave? Asia, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.
What made the European crossing faster? Steam Power
What religions were seen as a threat to American culture? Catholics, Jews, and Muslims
What created a need for labor? Industrialization
In what year was the Chinese Exclusion Act put into place? 1882
What act set a quota system for immigration? Emergency Immigration Act
In what year was a total immigration cap added? 1929
In what year was a law that barred idiots, insane, poor, ill, criminals, and polygamists? 1891
What was abundant on North Atlantic runs? Food and Privacy
How many times did more than one million people immigrate to the U.S. during the 3rd Great Wave? 6
What was immigration like during the Revolutionary period? Very little
Where were most people from in the 3rd wave? Eastern and Southern Europe
Was there immigration during the Civil War? Very little
In what time period were Laws to prohibit "contact labor" being made? 1885-1887
When was the National Origins Act put into place? 1924
Where were most of the immigrants in the second wave from? Ireland, British Isles, and Germany
What percentile of the number of people from a country could come to the US in 1910? No more than 3%
On what ships were the conditions bad on? Those from Italy, Greece, and France
What is a Push factor? Why someone would leave a country
What is a Pull factor? Why someone would go to a new country
What was added in 1929? A total cap
What were some forms of support for immigrants? Tenements (housing), sewers, Trolley lines, and Schools
What were two reasons why people left Europe? Collapse of Agricultural Order and Religious and Ethnic persecution
How were the Jews driven out of Russia? Physical Attacks and Economic Discrimination
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