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U.S. History Chapter 20 Sec. 1&3 Vocab

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Tenement
Poorly built, overcrowded housing where many immigrants lived.
Sweatshops
Hot, stuffy workshops in which workers prepare materials for low wages.
Chinese Exclusion Act
A law passed by Congress that banned Chinese from immigrating to the U.S. for 10 years.
Jacob Riis
A journalist and photographer who became famous for exposing the horrible conditions in New York tenements.
Settlement House
A neighborhood center in a poor area in which education, recreation and social activities were provided.
5,000,000
More than _________ immigrants arrived in the U.S. during the 1880s.
Ellis Island
Most Europeans immigrants immigrated through...
Angel Island
Most Chinese immigrants immigrated through...
El Paso
Most Mexican immigrants immigrated through...