United States of America
Where millions of immigrants traveled to in search for a better life.
Where European immigrants were processed.
Where Asian immigrants were processed.
Factors which included demand for workers and new freedoms.
Factors which included religious and political persecution.
When Immigrants had to change/adapt to American culture by learning to act like other Americans (changing their name, dress, food)
Northern and Western Europe
Where Old Immigrants came from
Southern and Eastern Europe
Where New immigrants came from (Europe, Asia, and Latin America)
Wrote the poem on the base of the Statue of Liberty "The New Colossus"
Chinese Exclusion Act
First law to exclude a specific group (Asians) from immigrating into the country.
How were new immigrants treated?
They were treated with anger and resentment.
Why did immigrants come to America?
For religious freedom, freedom from political persecution, and to escape poverty.
Government passed quota laws to cut down on the number of southern and eastern european immigrants coming into the country.
People who were against immigration from some areas. They wanted to preserve their own country and values.
When immigrants adapted to American culture by changing some of their old ways and traditions (i.e. their dress, learning a new language, etc.)
A form of religious persecution against Jewish people.
Jane Addams and Mother Cabrini
Women who helped the poor. Jane Addams started Hull House. Mother Cabrini opened hospitals.
Where immigrants could take classes to learn English and hygiene.