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Immigrant voices (Immigration midterm)
John Harrower
Irish Immigrant Letters
William and Sophie Frank Seyffardt
Rosa Cassettari
1773-1776; from Shetland Island, Scotland; indentured servant…
1847-1848; rare because of Potato famine of 1840s; shows impo…
1851-1863; one of many German couples than settled in Midwest…
1884; Northern Italian (Lombardi) woman who immigrated to the…
John Harrower
1773-1776; from Shetland Island, Scotland; indentured servant…
Irish Immigrant Letters
1847-1848; rare because of Potato famine of 1840s; shows impo…
American Immigration
steerage
horrible
judgement
bewildered
dækplads
forfærdeligt
dom
forvirret
steerage
dækplads
horrible
forfærdeligt
12 terms
American Immigration
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Andrew Carnegie
Henry Ford
John D. Rocketfeller
Bought major Railroads
Steel Production
Car Assembly line
Standard oil
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Bought major Railroads
Andrew Carnegie
Steel Production
31 terms
American Immigration
immigration
ways of thinking
better life
races
移住
考え方
~より良い生活
民族, 人種
immigration
移住
ways of thinking
考え方
22 terms
American Voices Issue 2 - The Calling Voice
shed
enormous
backdrop
transported
a small structure sometimes used to store garden tools or mac…
extremely large; giant, gigantic
the scenery in the background on a stage
figuratively: the feeling that you have been taken to a very…
shed
a small structure sometimes used to store garden tools or mac…
enormous
extremely large; giant, gigantic
31 terms
American voices
Obsequious
Conciliate
Termagant
Insuperable
Characterized by or showing servile compliance or deference
To overcome the distress or hostility of
A violent turbulent or brawling woman
In capable of being passed over
Obsequious
Characterized by or showing servile compliance or deference
Conciliate
To overcome the distress or hostility of
28 terms
HUM225_MIDTERM-IMMIGRANT-VOICES
groups have shaped the development of…
Engraving on Plaque Mounted on Pedesta…
Emigrate
Immigrate
• Native Americans... • Immigrants: those who chose to come to t…
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning…
means "to leave one's home country"
means "to move to a new country"
groups have shaped the development of…
• Native Americans... • Immigrants: those who chose to come to t…
Engraving on Plaque Mounted on Pedesta…
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning…
30 terms
American Voices
Pima Story
Iroquois story
A modell of christian charity
Verses upon the burning house
Native american creation story
native american creation story
John Winthrop (Puritanism)
Anne Bradstreet (Puritanism)
Pima Story
Native american creation story
Iroquois story
native american creation story
39 terms
American Immigrants
immigrant
immigrate
homeland
evidence
n. [c] a person who comes to a country to live there
v. to come to a country to live there — often + to
n,[c] the country where someone was born or grew up
n.[nc] something which shows that something else exists or is…
immigrant
n. [c] a person who comes to a country to live there
immigrate
v. to come to a country to live there — often + to
22 terms
American Immigration
1492 Columbus
1907 Jamestown
1620 Pilgrams
1630 Puritans
Columbus sailed the ocean blue
settles from England moved to Jamestown
Mayflower compact
Massachusetts Bay becomes a big English colony because of Joh…
1492 Columbus
Columbus sailed the ocean blue
1907 Jamestown
settles from England moved to Jamestown
20 terms
American Immigration
Walt Whitman comments on the U.S?
E Pluribus Unum
What was the 1782 de facto motto of th…
What was the motto changed to in 1956
Here is not merely a nation but a nation of nations
Out of many,one
E Pluribus Unum
In God We trust
Walt Whitman comments on the U.S?
Here is not merely a nation but a nation of nations
E Pluribus Unum
Out of many,one
23 terms
american immigration
According to the video, the population…
what caused 800,00 people to migrate t…
so in the 40 years around the turn of…
was the largest increase in population…
1850
the homestead act
yes
yes
According to the video, the population…
1850
what caused 800,00 people to migrate t…
the homestead act
8 terms
American immigration
What countries made up the old immigra…
Why did people of the old immigration…
Which countries made up the old immigr…
Why did people of the new immigration…
UK, Germany, France, switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Irela…
Permanent settlers
Austria, Russia, Hungary and Italy
Take advantage of the greater wages offered in the USA
What countries made up the old immigra…
UK, Germany, France, switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Irela…
Why did people of the old immigration…
Permanent settlers
14 terms
American Voice
Diversification
Optimisim
Industrialization
Commercialism
the reduction of risk achieved by replacing a single risk wit…
Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful…
The development of industries for the machine production of g…
emphasis on the maximizing of profit
Diversification
the reduction of risk achieved by replacing a single risk wit…
Optimisim
Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful…
39 terms
American Studies, American Immigration
reasons for immigration (6)
push factor for immigration
pull factor for immigration
years of Scotch-Irish and Slave immigr…
political freedom, religious freedom, economic, political ref…
need to leave to survive
attracted to a new way of life
1607-1830
reasons for immigration (6)
political freedom, religious freedom, economic, political ref…
push factor for immigration
need to leave to survive
17 terms
Unit 1: American Voices
Conviction
Resolve
Introspective
Collaborate
firm belief
determination
examining of one's own thoughts and feelings
to work together
Conviction
firm belief
Resolve
determination
African American Voices
Acclaim
Affected
Affirmation
Circumscribe
Respect
Effect
Support
Limits
Acclaim
Respect
Affected
Effect
24 terms
Native Americans and Immigration
The main reason Archaic Indians travel…
The main reason Pilgrims traveled to t…
The main reason Columbus traveled to t…
The main reason Roanoke Colonists trav…
They wanted to follow their food source, the mammoths
They wanted to find a place where they had freedom to worship
Wanted to find a way to the Far East to find riches and spices
Wanted to claim land for their own country-England
The main reason Archaic Indians travel…
They wanted to follow their food source, the mammoths
The main reason Pilgrims traveled to t…
They wanted to find a place where they had freedom to worship
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Ch 3 American Voices
Jane Addams helped people become ----…
--- House was a center for helping imm…
Lillian ---- helped immigrants settle…
Prejudice
"Ameicanized"
Hull
Wald
To dislike someone without knowing him is called
Jane Addams helped people become ----…
"Ameicanized"
--- House was a center for helping imm…
Hull
12 terms
Ch. 3 AMERICAN VOICES
Language barrier
prejudice
immigrate
Native Americans
when differences in language hinder communication
disliking a person without knowing anything about him
to come to America from another country
group of people who have always been in America
Language barrier
when differences in language hinder communication
prejudice
disliking a person without knowing anything about him
Mexican American Voices
Bilingual
Biographical
Chronological
Deficient
Two Languages
Life Story
In order
incomplete
Bilingual
Two Languages
Biographical
Life Story
18 terms
Immigration and 1920's American
Red Scare
Socialism
Sacco and Vanzetti
Xenophobia
A social/political movement designed to prevent a socialist/c…
An economic and governmental system based on public ownership…
Italian radicals who became symbols of the Red Scare of the 1…
fear of foreigners
Red Scare
A social/political movement designed to prevent a socialist/c…
Socialism
An economic and governmental system based on public ownership…
18 terms
Immigration and 1920's American
Red Scare
Socialism
Sacco and Vanzetti
Xenophobia
A social/political movement designed to prevent a socialist/c…
An economic and governmental system based on public ownership…
Italian radicals who became symbols of the Red Scare of the 1…
fear of foreigners
Red Scare
A social/political movement designed to prevent a socialist/c…
Socialism
An economic and governmental system based on public ownership…
11 terms
Native American Voices Vocab
impose
impose
retaliate
retaliate
force (something unwelcome or unfamiliar) to be accepted or p…
His proposal to ________ a tax of 1% on real property and of…
make an attack or assault in return for a similar attack
To _________ for the rebel attack, the Emperor executed all o…
impose
force (something unwelcome or unfamiliar) to be accepted or p…
impose
His proposal to ________ a tax of 1% on real property and of…
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American Voices Quiz #2
Factions
Assimilation
Minority
Naturalization
groups of people inside a political party, club, working agai…
process of adapting to the culture of an adopted country
group of people that differs in some way from the larger popu…
process of becoming a citizen
Factions
groups of people inside a political party, club, working agai…
Assimilation
process of adapting to the culture of an adopted country
12 terms
American Indians and American Immigrants
immigration
immigrant
treaty
American Indians
the act of entering and settling in a country or region to wh…
a person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
a written agreement between two or more states, nations or so…
members of any of the indigenous peoples of the Western Hemis…
immigration
the act of entering and settling in a country or region to wh…
immigrant
a person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
10 terms
American Voices Quiz #2
Descendants
Stock
Minority
Naturalization
people who are offspring of an ancestor
descendants of a particular individual or ethnic group; famil…
group of people that differs in some way from the larger popu…
process of becoming a citizen
Descendants
people who are offspring of an ancestor
Stock
descendants of a particular individual or ethnic group; famil…
15 terms
American Voices Issue 2 - Morganstern
dial
a bunch
to pass away
recall
the round knob or part of a radio that changes the volume or…
colloquial term for "a lot" or "a group"
a gentle or polite way to say that someone died
to remember
dial
the round knob or part of a radio that changes the volume or…
a bunch
colloquial term for "a lot" or "a group"
27 terms
American Voices Issue 3a - Walking Across America
dummy
(barbecue) shed
clean-cut
bum
a stupid person
usually a small metal or wooden unit in a person's yard
dressed well, clean
homeless person, someone who wanders aimlessly
dummy
a stupid person
(barbecue) shed
usually a small metal or wooden unit in a person's yard
21 terms
American Identity & Immigration
Push Factors
Pull Factors
New Immigration
Old Immigration
Reasons why people leave their home country - ex. war, famine…
Reasons why people immigrate to the US - ex. freedom, tolerat…
Immigration from 1880s to the 1920s - mostly southern and eas…
Immigration before 1880 - Mostly northern and western europeans
Push Factors
Reasons why people leave their home country - ex. war, famine…
Pull Factors
Reasons why people immigrate to the US - ex. freedom, tolerat…
7 terms
Native American Voice Vocabulary
creation story
emergence story
oral tradition
performative
American Indian narratives of how the world or the tribe bega…
Stories that describe how the people originated in the womb o…
The tradition of songs, stories, chants, and performances tha…
One or more words that have immediate, concrete effects in th…
creation story
American Indian narratives of how the world or the tribe bega…
emergence story
Stories that describe how the people originated in the womb o…
20 terms
American Dream/Immigration vocabulary
come clean
incentive
from rags to riches
epic
to tell the truth about something, often about something abou…
a thing that motivates or encourages one to do something:
from a state of poverty to a state of wealth
a big adventure (also a narrative story or poem about one)
come clean
to tell the truth about something, often about something abou…
incentive
a thing that motivates or encourages one to do something:
62 terms
American Voices Issue 5 - Splash
crest
embitteredness
patent
tunnel vision
the top of something, like a wave or a mountain
bitterness; sadness with anger or resentment
a license that gives right to use or sell something
when one thinks about one thing only, without considering the…
crest
the top of something, like a wave or a mountain
embitteredness
bitterness; sadness with anger or resentment
12 terms
Immigration and Native Americans
Emigration
Immigrate
Persecution
Ethnic Group
The act of leaving one's country to settle in another.
A person who moves to a new country.
Unfair treatment or punishment.
A group of people who share a common culture.
Emigration
The act of leaving one's country to settle in another.
Immigrate
A person who moves to a new country.
37 terms
American Voices Issue 3b - Walking Across America
for the record
to put someone up
jerky
PB&J
phrase used to indicate a statement that should be taken seri…
to give someone a place to stay; to let someone stay in your…
meat that has been sliced and dried for preservation, a commo…
peanut butter and jelly sandwiches
for the record
phrase used to indicate a statement that should be taken seri…
to put someone up
to give someone a place to stay; to let someone stay in your…
45 terms
American Voices Issue 11 - Identical Strangers
DNA
gene
nurture
in the nurture camp
material that carries genetic information
a portion of DNA that determines characteristics
to care for, encourage growth
on the side that favors nurture
DNA
material that carries genetic information
gene
a portion of DNA that determines characteristics
43 terms
American Voices Issue 3c - Walking Across America
mesa
baby stroller
hand crank radio
contentment
raised geographical formation with a flat top and steep cliffs
a small chair on wheels normally used for pushing a baby along
a radio powered by turning a handle, or crank
satisfaction, a feeling that one has all that one needs
mesa
raised geographical formation with a flat top and steep cliffs
baby stroller
a small chair on wheels normally used for pushing a baby along
72 terms
American Voices Issue 7 - Opinel #12
seersucker
to shy away from
controversy
abortion
light puckered cotton or linen fabric
to avoid, be wary of
dispute, debate, something people don't agree on
deliberately ending a pregnancy before a child is born
seersucker
light puckered cotton or linen fabric
to shy away from
to avoid, be wary of
31 terms
American Voices Issue 2 - One Reason...
"The world is your oyster"
cliché
wanna
realm
you have everything you need (power, freedom, independence) t…
a phrase, idiom, or even concept that comes across as insince…
a colloquial pronunciation of "want to"
area or sphere of influence, sometimes spoken of as "another…
"The world is your oyster"
you have everything you need (power, freedom, independence) t…
cliché
a phrase, idiom, or even concept that comes across as insince…
8 terms
Immigration & American dream
am runden Tisch sitzen
Anspielung, Allusion
Hierarchie
abschaffen (z.B. Sklaverei)
to sit together at the round table
allusion
hierarchy
abolish (eg slavery)
am runden Tisch sitzen
to sit together at the round table
Anspielung, Allusion
allusion
14 terms
American Immigration Policy
Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
Gentlemen's Agreement of 1907-1908
Literacy Test Act of 1917
Quota Acts of 1921
...
In a series of notes exchanged between late 1907 and early 19…
...
This established a small Japanese quote 100/year. European im…
Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
...
Gentlemen's Agreement of 1907-1908
In a series of notes exchanged between late 1907 and early 19…
29 terms
American Voices Issue 1 - Picture a Box
pine
wave
Frederick Douglass
plantation
a evergreen tree with long, needle-shaped leaves
slightly curly hair
an American writer who escaped from slavery (1817-1895)
an estate on which crops like cotton or coffee are grown
pine
a evergreen tree with long, needle-shaped leaves
wave
slightly curly hair
16 terms
American Voices Assessment
Order of Periods
Native View and Puritan View
Enlightment
Romanticism
1. Native View and Puritan View... 2. Enlightment ... 3. Romanticis…
- Pima Creation Story ... - Iroquois Story ... - Verses Upon the Bu…
- On Wealth, Luxury, and Virtue, by Franklin... - Remarks Concer…
- Young Goodman Brown; the Minister's black veil by Hawthorne…
Order of Periods
1. Native View and Puritan View... 2. Enlightment ... 3. Romanticis…
Native View and Puritan View
- Pima Creation Story ... - Iroquois Story ... - Verses Upon the Bu…
31 terms
American Voices Issue 8 - Millennial 1
rush
adrenaline
anxious
womb
here: a sudden intense feeling
a hormone that gives a burst of energy by making the heart be…
worried, upset, nervous
the uterus; the part of the body where the baby grows before…
rush
here: a sudden intense feeling
adrenaline
a hormone that gives a burst of energy by making the heart be…
33 terms
American Voices Issue 2 - New York
myth
to pervade
to harbor
Lower East Side
an idea that is widely believed but is not true
to be present throughout something, to spread throughout some…
here: to have a feeling or thought in your mind
the southeastern region of NYC's Manhattan borough
myth
an idea that is widely believed but is not true
to pervade
to be present throughout something, to spread throughout some…
22 terms
American Dream/Immigration US
to stroll
to digress
entrepreneur
scraps
schlendern
abschweifen (vom Thema)
Unternehmer
Speisereste
to stroll
schlendern
to digress
abschweifen (vom Thema)
8 terms
American immigration - the Mexican border
emigration
due to
strict
country of origin
Auswanderung
wegen
streng
Herkunftsland
emigration
Auswanderung
due to
wegen
12 terms
Unit 1: American Voices
disparate
discordant
pluralistic
interwoven
essentially different in kind
unrelated; out of place
having multiple parts or aspects
intermingled;combined
disparate
essentially different in kind
discordant
unrelated; out of place
43 terms
American Voices Issue 12 - The New Nativism (1)
acutely
in dispute
to address oneself
the fundamentals
very, extremely
something that people disagree about is in dispute
to turn one's attention to
the basic, more important things
acutely
very, extremely
in dispute
something that people disagree about is in dispute
120 terms
American Voices - Unit 3
prosper
dissent
deprivation
upheaval
grow stronger; gain wealth; be successful
a difference of opinion; act of protesting
the state of lacking or doing without something; loss
disturbance usually in protest; great disorder causing change
prosper
grow stronger; gain wealth; be successful
dissent
a difference of opinion; act of protesting
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