Ellis Island Vocab
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to move from one place to another
An island off the coast of New York. Ninety percent of the immigrants came through these doors.
When someone would be sent back to their homeland because of an illness or a crime.
A shortage of food. In Ireland it affected potatoes.
A disease that affects many people (flu).
The bottom of the ship where immigrants were kept.
A list that had all the names of the passengers on board.
When the immigrants came to America they were given 160 acres of land to work on for government. After 5 years the land would become theirs.
People who moved from one country to another in search of a better life.
To hold for a while.
Chapter 8 Migration to the United States.
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