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People and Places in History

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immigrant
a person who settles in a new country
holiday
Sometimes people don't work on these. A special day that we celebrate. (ex. President's Day, Independence Day)
custom
a special way that a group does something. It is a custom to march in parades on special holidays.
landmark
a building or place that is important or intersting. Every state has important landmarks. (Ex. the Statue of Liberty stands for liberty or freedom).
artifact
an object made and used by people. People from the past left behind many artifacts and it helps us learn more about our history.
The Statue of Liberty
A landmark in the New York harbor. What was the first thing that immigrants saw when they arrived in America?
New York Harbor
What harbor did immigrants arrive in when they came to America?
Hope and Freedon
What does the Statue of Liberty Represent?
Ellis Island
Where did immigrants get off the boat when they arrived in America?
able to work and healthy
When immigrants arrived at Ellis Island, they were checked by a doctor for these two reasons.
Angel Island
Where did immigrants get off the boat when they arrived in Asia?
San Francisco Bay
What water did immigrants arrive in when thay came to Asia?
museums
Today people can visit these at Ellis Island and Angel Island.
Memorial Day and Veterans Day
Name two holidays we celebrate that helps us remember people who fought in wars.
May 5
When was there a battle in Mexico where they beat a large French Army
Cinco de Mayo
Name a holiday that is important to Mexican Americans. It celebrates the courage of Mexican Americans.
Juneteenth
Name a holiday that African Americans celebrate.
June 19, 1865
When slavery ended in Texas. THis is known as Juneteenth.
Mount Rushmore
A landmark in South Dakota.
The United States Capital Building
A landmark in Washington, DC. Congress works in this building.
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson,Abe Lincolcn and Theodore Roosevelt
What 4 presidents faces are on Mout Rushmore in South Dakota?
freedom
What does the Statue of Liberty Stand for?