Place and Time: Immigration pages 114-117. Along with your notes, the following should be in your spiral notebook. Place and Time: Immigration TERMS. Immigrant – one who enters and becomes established in a country other than that of his or her original nationality
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Along with your notes, the following should be in your spiral notebook
Immigrant – one who enters and becomes established in a country other than that of his or her original nationality
Ethnic – relating to large groups of people classed according to common racial, national, tribal, religious, linguistic, or cultural origin or background
Nativism – hostility toward immigrants by native-born people
Reasons for Immigrating to the U.S.
How did Edward Steiner describe the immigrant experience of traveling?
He described it unfavorably; people were packed into small, smelly accommodations like cattle.
How did the experiences of immigrating to the US compare for Chinese and Europeans?
The Chinese suffered severe unemployment and famine, unlike the Europeans. The Chinese could wait for months in a tiny wooden house before being allowed into the US, while the Europeans were “hurried” through Ellis Island.
How did President Roosevelt respond to Japan’s protests about the treatment of Japanese students?
He brokered the “Gentlemen’s Agreement,” by which San Francisco schools agreed not to segregate students if Japan accepted limits on immigrants to the US.
How would you contrast the immigration settlement patterns in Texas and Ohio?
Ohio’s German immigrant population was it’s highest, while for Texas the German population was the lowest.
Create a bar graph showing the three largest immigrant groups in Michigan in the last five years.