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Unit 1: Immigration

American History II

Identify 3 groups that migrated to the US post Civil War? Italians, Greeks, Poles, Chinese, Japanese
Where were immigrants post Civil War migrating from? Eastern Europe and Asia
Identify the group that immigrated to the US because of a potato famine? Irish
What are 2 reasons for immigrating to the US post Civil War? persecution or land
Why did immigrants settle in urban areas in the US? need for labor
Identify the 2 points of entry into the US? Ellis Island and Angel Island
Identify a nativist group targeting immigrants? KKK
Why did nativists oppose immigration? belief that Western Europeans were superior; fear that immigrants would overrun America
What was the purpose of the Chinese Exclusion Acts, Gentlemen's Agreement, Emergency Immigration Act of 1921, and Immigration Act of 1924? restrict and reduce immigration from eastern Europe and Asia
What method was used by Chinese to circumvent Chinese Exclusion Acts? paper sons
Created by: SEarCH13-14