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.
Common Core Learning Standards:
Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies - 1,2,3,4,7,9