PowerPoint presentation: 16 slides
Objective: To examine the difference between “push” and “pull” immigration.
Key Terms and People:
Irish Potato Famine
Video – The Irish Potato Famine (2:04)
Video – Entering Ellis Island, 1906 (2:14)
Video – U.S. Immigration History Preserved on Angel Island (2:54)
Video – Arrival at Ellis Island (3:53)
Video – Passing the Medical Inspection at Ellis Island (1:57)
Video – Registering as an American Citizen (2:07)
Audio – Interviews with immigrants that passed through Ellis Island.