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An island in upper New York Bay: former U.S. immigrant examination station. The Island where immigrants came through to be examined to get to America.
Immigrants who came to America before the 1880's. 1st Immigrants to come to the U.S. They came from northern and Western Europe.
During the 1880's as many immigrants came to the U.S. as had arrived in all the years from 1820-1860. Came from the southern and eastern Europe.
A goverment that wants a lot of power and control making decisions that benefit a few with no logical reasoning.
People of different backrounds come to see themselves as part of a large national family.
Political party organization in big cities that holds power by controlling votes, courts, and police
The area on a ship's lower level near the location of the steering mechanisms for the ship. Usually for the un wealthy passangers.
Houses that were neighborhood centers in poor area's, staffed by professinals and volunteers, which offered education, recreation, and social events. Usually for freed men and women.
Reasons why would immigrants come to America?
HEAR-- Hope for better oppertunitys
Escape oppressive goverments
Where did immigrants come through to get to America?
On the east they came through Ellis Island
On the west they came through Angel Island.
Because of overcrowding and the rapid growth of cities the amount of green space was decresing. What is a solution to this problem?
Increase of immigration, Growth of sepcialized industries, and Movement of America from rural to urban led to
the development of cities
John D. Rockefeller, Alexander Grahm Bell, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnige, and Thomas Edison are examples of what?
Captains of Industry
What comprimise ended Reconstruction
The election of 1876. The southern demacrates would vote for the president if he would end Reconstrution
Why did the political machines help the new immigrants?
to make the immigrants loyal to the boss so that they can vote for their boss
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