Industry and Immigration Lesson 4: The New Immigrants
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Southern and Eastern European immigrants who arrived in the United States in a great wave between 1880-1920.
Third class accommodations on a steamship, which were usually overcrowded and dirty.
An island in New York Harbor that served as an immigration station for millions of immigrants arriving to the US.
An immigrant processing station that opened in San Francisco, CA in 1910.
a belief that assimilating immigrants into American society would make them more loyal citizens.
a society in which people of different nationalities assimilate to form one culture.
a belief that native-born white Americans are superior to new immigrants.
Chinese Exclusion Act
an 1882 law that prohibited the immigration of Chinese laborers.