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  1. Learning Targets 1. Describe the immigration trends for historical immigration 2. Summarizehistorical immigration in your own words and apply it to a fictional immigrant.

  2. Historical Immigration (Before WWI)

  3. 30,000-15,000 yrs. ago: The First Immigrants • From Asia, crossed land bridge “Beringia” • Settled across Americas • Following food (Mammoth)

  4. 1600-1700s: Colonization • English, Africans, Scots, and Germans • by 1790, 4 million Europeans & 1 million Africans • settled on East Coast • reasons to immigrate: • o cheap labor • o available land • o religious and political freedom

  5. Close your Notebooks! • On your whiteboard, write down the three main reason people immigrated to America during colonial times. • Compare at tables and discuss.

  6.  most from Northwestern Europe & some Chinese •  settled in Midwest and West •  reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine • o Industrial Revolution • o Homestead Act • o Transcontinental Railroad • o new steamships 1815-1880: First Wave of Immigration • “old immigrants” - 15 million • most from NW Europe; some Chinese • settled in Midwest and West • reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion

  7.  most from Northwestern Europe & some Chinese •  settled in Midwest and West •  reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine • o Industrial Revolution • o Homestead Act • o Transcontinental Railroad • o new steamships 1815-1880: First Wave of Immigration • “old immigrants” - 15 million • most from NW Europe; some Chinese • settled in Midwest and West • reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine

  8.  most from Northwestern Europe & some Chinese •  settled in Midwest and West •  reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine • o Industrial Revolution • o Homestead Act • o Transcontinental Railroad • o new steamships 1815-1880: First Wave of Immigration • “old immigrants” - 15 million • most from NW Europe; some Chinese • settled in Midwest and West • reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine • o Industrial Revolution

  9.  most from Northwestern Europe & some Chinese •  settled in Midwest and West •  reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine • o Industrial Revolution • o Homestead Act • o Transcontinental Railroad • o new steamships 1815-1880: First Wave of Immigration • “old immigrants” - 15 million • most from NW Europe; some Chinese • settled in Midwest and West • reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine • o Industrial Revolution • o Homestead Act

  10.  most from Northwestern Europe & some Chinese •  settled in Midwest and West •  reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine • o Industrial Revolution • o Homestead Act • o Transcontinental Railroad • o new steamships 1815-1880: First Wave of Immigration • “old immigrants” - 15 million • most from NW Europe; some Chinese • settled in Midwest and West • reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine • o Industrial Revolution • o Homestead Act • o Transcontinental Railroad

  11.  most from Northwestern Europe & some Chinese •  settled in Midwest and West •  reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine • o Industrial Revolution • o Homestead Act • o Transcontinental Railroad • o new steamships 1815-1880: First Wave of Immigration • “old immigrants” - 15 million • most from NW Europe; some Chinese • settled in Midwest and West • reasons to immigrate: • o Westward Expansion • o Potato Famine • o Industrial Revolution • o Homestead Act • o Transcontinental Railroad • o new steamships

  12. Close your Notebooks! • Reflect on the reasons people immigrated during the First Wave. • Which reason do you think caused the most immigrants to come and why? Write this on your whiteboard. • Compare at tables.

  13. 1880-1914: Second Wave of Immigration • “new immigrants” - 15 million • most from Eastern and Southern Europe • settled in cities (Boston, NY, Chicago) • reasons to immigrate: • O Family • o Factories • o Ethnic Clustering • o Russian Pogroms

  14. Close your Notebooks • Why do you think so many immigrants from the Second Wave settled in cities? Write this on your whiteboard. • Share at tables!

  15. Processing • Reflect on today’s lesson without looking at your notes. • On your whiteboard, write down everything you remember about historical immigration. • Write as much as possible without looking at your notes! • When you are done, look back at your notes to see what you missed and compare at tables.

  16. Homework #1: Explain three major differences between the first wave of immigration and the second. Write a paragraph about an imaginary immigrant who came during the second wave (where from, why coming, where settled). DUE Tuesday, 9/13!