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Immigration #01

GA 5th Grade Common Core Social Studies Standards

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What is persecution? Persecution is unfair treatment or punishment.
How did Jewish people in Europe hope to escape persecution? Jewish people in Europe hoped to escape persecution by moving to the United States.
About how many immigrants moved to the United States in the years between 1880 and 1924? About 25 million immigrants moved to the United States in the years between 1880 and 1924.
Where did most immigrants come from before 1880? Before 1880 most immigrants came from Ireland, Germany, England, Sweden, Denmark, and other countries of northern or western Europe.
Where did most immigrants come from after 1880? After 1880 there were more immigrants from southern or eastern Europe from countries such as Italy, Russia, Hungary, Greece, and Poland. Some also came from Mexico.
What was Ellis Island and where was it located? Ellis Island was an immigration station in New York.
What was Angel Island and where was it located? Angel Island was an immigration station located in San Francisco Bay.
In what ways were Asian immigrants treated differently than European immigrants? Asian immigrants faced more prejudice. They had to stay on Angel Island for weeks, months, or even years before being allowed to enter the United States. About 25 percent were forced to return to their home countries.
What were some questions immigrants were asked at immigration stations? Immigrants were asked where they planned to live and work and how much money they had.
Where did most immigrants choose to live after entering the United States? Most immigrants settled near family or friends.
What is an ethnic group? An ethnic group is a group of people who share a culture or language.
What is a tenement? A tenement is a poorly built apartment building. Tenements were crowded and unsafe. They often had no windows or running water. Several families might live in one small apartment.
Why did employers like to hire immigrants? Employers liked to hire immigrants because they worked hard for little pay.
What was the Chinese Exclusion Act? The Chinese Exclusion Act excluded or kept out almost all new Chinese immigrants.