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Showing Grade 11, Unit 2b, Immigration
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Ellis Island

http://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/ellisisle/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The History Channel devotes these images, text, and sound files to a celebration of the immigrant experience, from the ordeal of Ellis Island to the vast changes they faced in New York, gateway to the American Dream. To reach the exhibit, scroll on the index page to Ellis Island. Standards 8.12.5 and 11.2.2

Comments: To find this information, input Ellis Island in the search box when you get to the homepage of the site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1073

Immigration at the Turn of the 20th century

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/snpim2.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site provides two excellent articles written about immigration. One deals with the changing character of immigration and the other gives a colorful and descriptive account of what life was like for the immigrants who made their way to the United States. It has a chart of what each immigrant earned on the average, broken down by national origin. Standards 8.12.5 and 11.2.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1694

Voice of the Shuttle: Minority Studies Page

http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2721

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is a wide spectrum of reviewed links to minority contributions in American life. There is a section each for African-American, Latino, Pacific Islander, Asian, Jewish and Native American. Standards 8.6.3, 8.12.5, 8.12.7, and 11.2.2

Comments: This selection of sites was made by the Humanities Deprtament of UC Santa Barbara.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3386

Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=47

Rating: 2, High!

Description: In the spring of 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed by Congress and signed by President Chester A. Arthur. This act provided an absolute 10-year moratorium on Chinese labor immigration. For the first time, Federal law proscribed restrictions on entry of an ethnic group under the reasoning that it was protecting other people's welfare. Standard 4.4.3, 8.12.7, and 11.2.3

Comments: This site has an introduction to the document, a picture of the handwritten document and a transcription.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 640

Immigration and Naturalization Service

http://www.formdomain.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This INS site has current and historical information, including statistics and laws, on immigration to the U.S. since 1790. Standard 5.8.1, 8.12.7, and 11.11.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1693

Immigration History Research Center

http://www.umn.edu/ihrc/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is an international resource on American immigration and ethnic history. It maintains archival and library collections of personal histories that have helped to shape the culture and society of the United States. Standards 8.6.3, 8.12.5, 8.12.7, and 11.2.2

Comments: An in-depth look at individuals and how their ethnic groups have helped to shape our culture.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1695

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