The Immigrant Experience (1870-1920) PP Notes for U.S. History

The Immigrant Experience (1870-1920) PP

Notes for U.S. History


9 - 12, Home School


Social Studies/History

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This visually stimulating presentation provides a detailed account of the Immigrant Experience in the United States around the turn of the 20th century (1870-1920). It can be used by instructor as tool to facilitate class discussion (and notes), or uploaded into google classroom for independent student use. The 22 slide presentation is filled with colorful pictures, maps, and other relevant information that will breathe life into this fascinating era of history while providing a platform in which to build additional related activities. If you'd like a version you can edit, shoot me an email and I'll be happy to help!


Topics include:

Push & Pull factors that led millions of Europeans to immigrate to the United States around the turn of the 20th century.

* The journey across the Atlantic, steerage, & arrival at the Ellis Island Immigration Station; Ellis Island medical & legal inspections.

* Life for immigrants in American cities (specifically New York).

* The assimilation of immigrants & the re-emergence of nativism.

Immigration from China & the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

* Angel Island Immigration Station (Ellis Island of the West); Angel Island medical & legal inspections.

* The experience of Japanese, Korean, & Filipino immigrants.

* Mexican & Canadian immigrants.

* Lesson learning target on the bottom of every slide.

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