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6.3 "An Ellis Island Experience Vocabulary

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deported
made someone leave a country
immigrants
people who move to a different country to live
detained
delayed or held someone for a time
reunited
come together again
prospective
likely to be or something specified in the future
express
to talk or write about something you are thinking
convey
to make something known to someone
officials
someone in a position of authority or in charge
deported
to force someone to leave a country
various
refers to many different things
docked
ships in port waiting to be loaded, unloaded, or repaired
vessel
a ship or large boat
inspection
look at something closely to learn about it or find problems
voyage
a trip
distress
a difficult situation causing unhappiness or pain
majority
a number that is greater than half of the total
initially
at the beginning