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US History Industrialization, Immigration, and Urbanization (1877 - 1930)

The New Millennium and a Post-9/11 World (1991 - Present)

September 11 Attacks on the United States Great Recession of 2008 Resources and Activities

Immigration

This topic looks at how the large influx of immigrants impacted the United States.

The Changing Face of the Nation

Media European Immigration 1891-1929 (map)
Media Reasons for Coming to America (04:02min)
Media Immigration: Welcome to all! (political cartoon)
Article Immigration (World Book)
Article Why Europeans Immigrated to the United States (HAA)
Article Why Europeans Immigrated to the United States Activity (HAA)
Article To Ellis Island and Beyond (HAA)
Media To Ellis Island and Beyond Activity (HAA)
Article Responses to New European Immigrants (HAA)
Media Responses to New European Immigrants Activity (HAA)
Article Immigration from Asia (HAA)
Media Immigration from Asia Activity (HAA)
Article Immigration From North and South (HAA)
Media Immigration From North and South Activity (HAA)
Article Through Ellis Island and Angel Island Summary and Activity (HAA)
Article Immigration from Around the Globe (HA)
Article Immigration from Around the Globe Activity (HA)
Media Immigration to the United States, 1820-2000 (HA) (chart)
Article Italian Immigrants (HA)
Article Italian Immigrants Activity (HA)
Article Jewish Immigrants from Eastern Europe (HA)
Article Jewish Immigrants from Eastern Europe Activity (HA)
Article Chinese Immigration (HA)
Article Chinese Immigration Activity (HA)
Article Mexican Immigration (HA)
Article Mexican Immigration Activity (HA)
Article Closing the Door on Immigration (HA)
Article Closing the Door on Immigration Activity (HA)
Article The Great Wave of Immigration Summary and Activity (HA)
Article Alfred Levitt: The Biography of a Child Immigrant (HA)
Article Alfred Levitt: The Biography of a Child Immigrant Activity (HA)
Article Jane Addams and the Settlement House Movement (HA)
Article Jane Addams and the Settlement House Movement Activity (HA)
Article Immigration
Article Immigration (UXL)
Article Immigration Timeline - Library of Congress
Article The Emigrants' Dangers (UXL)
Article "Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor" (UXL)
Media Immigrants at Ellis Island -photo (World Book)
Article Introduction: The Nation of Immigrants
Article Immigration (World Book)
Media Major immigration movements to the United States - chart (World Book)
Article Introduction to Immigration From 1870-1905 (UXL)
Media First Comprehensive Immigration Act (03:43min)
Article Italian and Greek Immigration (UXL)
Article italian Life in New York
Media New York Tailors (circa 1890)
Article Ethnology
Article 1900s: The Birth of the American Century
Article Birth of 20th Century Culture (UXL)