Chapter 6: Urban America
Section 1: Immigration pp. 214-219

Name____________________________

Big Idea:

Trade, War and Migration. Many people from Europe came to the United States to escape war, famine, or persecution or to find jobs

Objectives:

vocabulary

Immigrants-

steerage-

Ellis Island

Jacob Riis

 

ethnic

Angel Island

Nativism

 

Chinese Exclusion Act

Reading Checks:

How did immigration affect demographics in the United States?

 


Why did chinese immigrant come to the United States?

 

Why did the federal government pass the Chinese Exclusion Act?

 

Why did European immigrants come to the United States?

 

Reasons for Immigrating

Push Factors
Pull Factors