Chinese Exclusion Act. Immigration Act of 1917. Statue of Liberty. Nativist.
Lesson 5 of The Industrial Age & Urban Society Unit (1865-1914): **CAN BE ALTERED!** Immigration Act of 1917 & Chinese Exclusion Act
This engaging and visually appealing 48-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.
Key words include:
Liberty Enlightening the World
Chinese Exclusion Act
Immigration Act of 1917
Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
How did immigration change after 1865?
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Old immigrants vs. new immigrants and the countries they arrived from
- Difficulties immigrants had adapting to American culture
- Push and pull factors that brought immigrants to America
- The process for entering America through Angel Island and Ellis Island
- American poet, Emma Lazarus and her famous poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty
- Facts and figures of the Statue of Liberty
- How immigrants found jobs and housing and a look at sweatshops
- How women and children found it hard to maintain their culture while wanting to embrace American ways
- The Nativist Movement
- The American Protective Association
- Anti-Chinese, Anti-German, and Anti-Catholic movements
- The Chinese Exclusion Act and the result on Chinese Americans
- The Immigration Act of 1917 and how it changed immigration
This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: The Industrial Age & Urban Society. This unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately. Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation (and pdf version) and three graphic organizer notebook pages – answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Railroad Barons
Lesson 2: Inventions That Shaped the 20th Century
Lesson 3: Monopolies & Sherman Antitrust Act
Lesson 4: Industrial Workers Trade Unions
Lesson 5: Immigration Act of 1917 and Chinese Exclusion Act
Lesson 6: Guided Age and Growth of Cities
UNIT: Industrial Age and Urban Society 1865-1914
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